Tuition costs are a reality of post-secondary education, but it’s important not to be discouraged. If your top school is financially out of reach, your second or third choice may serve your future just as well. To help you find the program that’s right for you, we’ve rounded up typical tuition costs for elementary education degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 8,699 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

4% above average compared to other degrees

$ 20,516 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

2% above average compared to other degrees

$ 27,853 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

14% below average compared to other degrees

What do elementary education graduates earn?

Elementary education students make an average of $45,087 per year after graduation.

$ 45,087 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 0% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees


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