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Elementary Education Schools in Delaware

337 students earned Elementary Teaching degrees in Delaware in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Elementary Education is the 1st most popular major out of a total 42 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in Delaware

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 223
Associate’s Degree 88
Master’s Degree 26

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in DE Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Black or African American: 8.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.8%
  • White: 78.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 5.0%
Elementary Education Majors in DE Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in Delaware

3,780 people in the state and 1,410,970 in the nation are employed in jobs related to elementary teaching.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. DE

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in Delaware

In this state, elementary teaching grads earn an average of $63,040. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,200.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Delaware that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

160 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
23,808 Total Students

A typical student attending UD will pay a net price of $16,127. Most students complete their degree in 4.16 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it.


Wilmington University

New Castle
81 Degrees in Major Awarded
23% Graduation Rate
14,730 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $36,800 after graduation. This private school has an average net price of $15,282. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid.

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,660 Total Students

In their early career, Delaware Tech grads earn an average salary of $25,500. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. 35% of the teachers are full time.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
4,768 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,200 a year.


Wesley College

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
20% Graduation Rate
1,151 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. This private school has an average net price of $22,643. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

Elementary Education Careers in DE

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title DE Job Growth DE Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 5% $62,040

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

Major Annual Graduates in DE
Early Childhood Education 61
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 41
Secondary Education 20
Middle School Education & Teaching 14
Teacher Education 6

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