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Elementary Education Schools in Rhode Island

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

An Elementary Education major is the 1st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in Rhode Island

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 120
Master’s Degree 17
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.6%
  • Black or African American: 0.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.2%
  • White: 88.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 4.3%
Elementary Education Majors in RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in Rhode Island

There are 3,520 people in the state and 1,410,970 people in the nation working in elementary teaching jobs.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. RI

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in Rhode Island

In this state, elementary teaching grads earn an average of $71,990. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,200.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
17,777 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.40%. The full-time teacher rate is 67%.

#2

Rhode Island College

Providence
40 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
7,766 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The student loan default rate of 7.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $33,600 after graduation.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,860 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time. 100% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,600 a year.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
2,647 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $31,816. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 99% of students get financical aid.

#5

Brown University

Providence
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
10,257 Total Students

7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private institution charges an average net price of $31,685. It takes the average student 4.14 years to graduate.

Elementary Education Careers in RI

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 3% $74,400

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Early Childhood Education 57
Secondary Education 54
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 38
Teacher Development & Methodology 17
Teacher Education 12

View all majors related to Elementary Education

View Nationwide Elementary Education Report

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