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Elementary Education Schools in Michigan

784 students earned Elementary Teaching degrees in Michigan in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Elementary Education is the 1st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in Michigan

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 640
Associate’s Degree 77
Master’s Degree 52
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 10
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 10
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 5
Post-Master’s Certificate 5

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Black or African American: 4.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 84.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 4.6%
Elementary Education Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in Michigan

In this state, there are 38,330 people employed in jobs related to an elementary teaching degree, compared to 1,410,970 nationwide.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in Michigan

A typical salary for a elementary teaching grad in the state is $66,180, compared to a typical salary of $62,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 37 colleges in Michigan that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Oakland University

Rochester Hills
180 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
19,309 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 53% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.78 years to complete their degree at Oakland. This public school has an average net price of $11,560.

104 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
19,123 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,000 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The student loan default rate is 9.10% which is lower than average.

#3

Saginaw Valley State University

University Center
61 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
8,515 Total Students

A typical student attending Saginaw Valley State University will pay a net price of $15,375. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
13,250 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 69%. In their early career, Ferris grads earn an average salary of $36,500.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
27,025 Total Students

The average student takes 4.93 years to complete their degree at Wayne State. The student loan default rate of 7.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public school has an average net price of $14,226.

#6

Calvin University

Grand Rapids
39 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
3,732 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The student loan default rate is 2.40% which is lower than average. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,017.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,532 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,500 a year. A typical student attending UM Flint will pay a net price of $13,352. The full-time teacher rate is 54%.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
46,716 Total Students

The 1.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. A typical student attending U-M will pay a net price of $16,010. The full-time teacher rate is 82%.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
22,562 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $19,119. In their early career, WMU grads earn an average salary of $32,300. It takes the average student 4.73 years to graduate.

#10

Hope College

Holland
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
3,149 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $36,500 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 2.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private school has an average net price of $25,814.

Elementary Education Careers in MI

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 6% $63,480

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Early Childhood Education 435
Secondary Education 176
Teacher Development & Methodology 69
Teacher Education 21
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 1

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