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Elementary Education Schools in Connecticut

In 2018-2019, 334 students earned their Elementary Teaching degrees in CT.

In this state, Elementary Education is the 4th most popular major out of a total 54 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 179
Master’s Degree 147
Post-Master’s Certificate 8
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 8

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 3.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.1%
  • White: 76.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 5.1%
Elementary Education Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in Connecticut

16,320 people in the state and 1,410,970 in the nation are employed in jobs related to elementary teaching.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in Connecticut

Elementary Teaching grads earn an average of $75,480 in the state and $62,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,154 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 47%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,100 a year. This public school has an average net price of $16,288.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
5,089 Total Students

In their early career, UBridgeport grads earn an average salary of $32,300. The full-time teacher rate is 28%. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
9,708 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 35% are considered full time.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
4,971 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.70%. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.26 years.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
9,817 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 48% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.70%.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,280 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $21,588. Most students complete their degree in 4.17 years. 74% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#7

Fairfield University

Fairfield
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
5,349 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.90%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $55,500 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
5,631 Total Students

The 7.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.65 years.

#9

University of Hartford

West Hartford
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
6,773 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#10

Mitchell College

New London
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
642 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. This private institution charges an average net price of $26,575. Most students complete their degree in 4.15 years.

Elementary Education Careers in CT

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers -3% $75,450

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Early Childhood Education 329
Secondary Education 92
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 26
Adult & Continuing Education 18
Teacher Education 3

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