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Elementary Education Schools in California

575 Elementary Teaching students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

An Elementary Education major is the 7th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in California

Elementary Teaching majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 331
Bachelor’s Degree 170
Post-Master’s Certificate 63
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 63
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 11
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 11

Gender Distribution

In California, a elementary teaching major is more popular with women than with men.

Elementary Education Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of elementary teaching majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 9.2%
  • Black or African American: 1.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 24.0%
  • White: 52.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 11.8%
Elementary Education Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in California

There are 162,440 people in the state and 1,410,970 people in the nation working in elementary teaching jobs.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in California

A typical salary for a elementary teaching grad in the state is $80,100, compared to a typical salary of $62,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 25 colleges in California that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

101 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,881 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.21 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 24%.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
16,930 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $48,900 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.90%. The average student takes 4.90 years to complete their degree at National University.

#3

Santa Clara University

Santa Clara
63 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
8,642 Total Students

76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.09 years to complete their degree at SCU. The 0.70% student loan default rate is lower than average.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,766 Total Students

In their early career, Brandman grads earn an average salary of $41,500. Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. This private school has an average net price of $26,864.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
9,838 Total Students

92% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. It takes the average student 4.12 years to graduate.

#6

Biola University

La Mirada
46 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
6,109 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.30 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
1,695 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. An average student at William Jessup University will pay a net price of $22,633. The full-time teacher rate is 24%.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
4,592 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $32,319. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
9,608 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. This private institution charges an average net price of $40,251. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

#10

Stanford University

Stanford
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
17,381 Total Students

68% of students get financical aid. 99% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Elementary Education Careers in CA

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 7% $80,830

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to elementary teaching.

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Early Childhood Education 4,532
Teacher Education 694
Teacher Development & Methodology 395
Secondary Education 346
Montessori Teacher Education 8
Adult & Continuing Education 3
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 1

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