There are schools offering elementary education degrees in Delaware!
Schools Offering Elementary Education Programs in Delaware
Each year, approximately 1.6% of Delaware graduates receive degrees in elementary education. In other words, every year an estimated 421 elementary educators graduate from Delaware's 7 elementary education schools.
The top-ranked school in Delaware that has a elementary education program is University of Delaware. University of Delaware, which was ranked 23rd in the country in 2010, is located in Newark. In 2010, 137 students graduated from University of Delaware's elementary education program. The tuition rate at University of Delaware was $10,208 per year.
The second-ranked school in Delaware that has a elementary education program is Delaware State University. Delaware State University, which was ranked 50th in the country in 2010, is located in Dover. In 2010, 5 students graduated from Delaware State University elementary education program. Students at Delaware State University paid $6,731 per year in tuition fees.
Wesley College, which was ranked 50th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Delaware that has a elementary education program. It is located in Dover. 27 students graduated with degree in elementary education from Wesley College in 2010. Wesley College charged in-state students $20,580 in tuition fees per year.
If you are hoping to attend one of Delaware's elementary education schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $7,948 per year, though tuition can range from $20,580 per year to $2,942 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Delaware elementary education schools were charged at the following schools:
- Wesley College - located in Dover, students are charged $20,580 per year
- University of Delaware - located in Newark, students are charged $10,208 per year
- Wilmington University - located in New Castle, students are charged $9,290 per year
The lowest tuition rates at Delaware elementary education schools were charged at the following schools:
- Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry - located in Dover, students are charged $2,942 per year
- Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens - located in Georgetown, students are charged $2,942 per year
- Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington - located in Newark, students are charged $2,942 per year
An elementary education degree from a Delaware school... what next?
The highest percentage of elementary education graduates in Delaware pursue careers as an elementary educator. If you decide to work as an elementary educator in Delaware, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 3,690 Delaware elementary educators as of 2010. The largest populations of Delaware elementary educators are working in the following counties:
- New Castle County - 3,400 elementary educators
The government projects that the number of elementary educators in Delaware will grow by 9%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 5,130 elementary educators working in Delaware.
An elementary educator in Delaware makes an average of $54,700 per year. However, Delaware elementary educators earned anywhere in the range from as less than $38,310 per year to more than $79,850 per year in 2010. The following counties in Delaware have the highest average salaries for elementary educators:
- New Castle County - $56,520 per year
For more data regarding a career in elementary education in Delaware and to compare salaries with various related fields such as ESL or early childhood education, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Elementary Education in Delaware
- Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education in Delaware
- Master's Degree in Elementary Education in Delaware
Curious what studying Elementary Education gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Delaware
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education||3,690||$54,700||-18.4%|
|Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School||1,760||$48,090||193.3%|
|Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||600||$102,310||13.2%|
|Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education||380||$52,520||-5.0%|
Got your degree? Time to find a job!
Below are elementary education related jobs in Delaware