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Elementary Education Schools in New York

2,440 students earned Elementary Teaching degrees in New York 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 New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,490
Master’s Degree 904
Post-Master’s Certificate 34
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 34
Associate’s Degree 11
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.9%
  • Black or African American: 8.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.1%
  • White: 58.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.7%
  • Other Races: 6.7%
Elementary Education Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in New York

In this state, there are 82,590 people employed in jobs related to an elementary teaching degree, compared to 1,410,970 nationwide.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in New York

In this state, elementary teaching grads earn an average of $83,010. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,200.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 78 colleges in New York that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Queens College

Queens
174 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
19,746 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,000 a year. The average student takes 4.61 years to complete their degree at QC.

#2

Brooklyn College

Brooklyn
152 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
18,161 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 39%.

#2

Hunter College

New York
152 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
23,202 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 31%. The 3.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

#4

SUNY Cortland

Cortland
142 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
6,858 Total Students

A typical student attending SUNY Cortland will pay a net price of $18,591. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 57% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.28 years to complete their degree at SUNY Cortland.

#5

SUNY New Paltz

New Paltz
117 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
7,608 Total Students

83% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.70%. A typical student attending SUNY New Paltz will pay a net price of $17,111.

#6

SUNY Oneonta

Oneonta
112 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
6,543 Total Students

In their early career, SUNY Oneonta grads earn an average salary of $33,800. The average student takes 4.22 years to complete their degree at SUNY Oneonta. 83% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#7

LIU Post

Brookville
105 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
15,196 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.48 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,900 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#8

Buffalo State

Buffalo
93 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
9,118 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,766. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,500 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.20%.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
16,043 Total Students

The 6.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,744. It takes the average student 4.95 years to graduate.

#10

SUNY Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh
74 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
5,704 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $32,800 after graduation. 62% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 4.90% which is lower than average.

Elementary Education Careers in NY

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 5% $79,760

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Teacher Education 1,278
Early Childhood Education 776
Secondary Education 470
Adult & Continuing Education 69
Middle School Education & Teaching 53
Teacher Development & Methodology 13
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 5

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