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Elementary Education Schools in Massachusetts

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

In this state, Elementary Education is the 3rd most popular major out of a total 70 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 448
Master’s Degree 386
Associate’s Degree 90
Post-Master’s Certificate 35
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 35

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.9%
  • Black or African American: 2.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.7%
  • White: 80.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 7.6%
Elementary Education Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in Massachusetts

There are 30,380 people in the state and 1,410,970 people in the nation working in elementary teaching jobs.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in Massachusetts

In this state, elementary teaching grads earn an average of $82,600. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,200.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 43 colleges in Massachusetts that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Lesley University

Cambridge
112 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
4,510 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $32,289. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.00%. 96% of students get financical aid.

99 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
10,881 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.55 years.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
5,795 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. The 4.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
6,204 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,900 a year. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
7,706 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 98%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $19,265.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
33,720 Total Students

58% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 1.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.08 years to graduate.

#7

Merrimack College

North Andover
61 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
5,186 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $33,230. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
2,891 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $21,848. The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at AIC. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 17% are considered full time.

#9

Boston College

Chestnut Hill
36 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
14,747 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $57,000 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.04 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

#10

Endicott College

Beverly
32 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
4,741 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $34,861. It takes the average student 4.06 years to graduate.

Elementary Education Careers in MA

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 11% $78,770

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Early Childhood Education 965
Secondary Education 256
Teacher Development & Methodology 236
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 199
Middle School Education & Teaching 74
Teacher Education 49

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