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Elementary Education Schools in Minnesota

1,220 students earned Elementary Teaching degrees in Minnesota in the 2018-2019 year.

An Elementary Education major is the 2nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,038
Master’s Degree 79
Post-Master’s Certificate 43
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 43
Associate’s Degree 33
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 27

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 2.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.9%
  • White: 85.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 4.4%
Elementary Education Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in Minnesota

There are 22,940 people in the state and 1,410,970 people in the nation working in elementary teaching jobs.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in Minnesota

Elementary Teaching grads earn an average of $64,950 in the state and $62,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 29 colleges in Minnesota that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

159 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
7,792 Total Students

65% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.50%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

148 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
14,374 Total Students

67% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 5.47 years to graduate. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
5,860 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it. 65% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 5.42 years to complete their degree at MSU Moorhead.

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
5,054 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The 5.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

82 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
50,734 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.26 years. A typical student attending UMN Twin Cities will pay a net price of $17,479. Graduates earn an average $41,800 after graduation.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
5,111 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
13,928 Total Students

86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate of 4.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,449.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
972 Total Students

An average student at MLC will pay a net price of $18,881. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 81%.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
3,692 Total Students

47% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $41,100 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.12 years.

#10

College of Saint Benedict

Saint Joseph
38 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
1,782 Total Students

The 1.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. 84% of the teachers are full time. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
10,035 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. This private institution charges an average net price of $28,904. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Elementary Education Careers in MN

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 5% $61,830

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Early Childhood Education 766
Teacher Development & Methodology 524
Teacher Education 193
Adult & Continuing Education 166
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 54
Montessori Teacher Education 36
Secondary Education 35
Middle School Education & Teaching 9

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