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Elementary Education Schools in Utah

In 2018-2019, 2,475 students earned their Elementary Teaching degrees in UT.

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

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in Utah

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,111
Master’s Degree 288
Post-Master’s Certificate 55
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 55
Associate’s Degree 21

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in UT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Black or African American: 2.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.1%
  • White: 82.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 7.4%
Elementary Education Majors in UT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in Utah

There are 11,990 people in the state and 1,410,970 people in the nation working in elementary teaching jobs.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. UT

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in Utah

A typical salary for a elementary teaching grad in the state is $59,880, compared to a typical salary of $62,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Utah that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,771 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
136,139 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 77%. Graduates earn an average $39,300 after graduation. The average student takes 4.67 years to complete their degree at WGU.

168 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
27,810 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $33,900 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.60%.

152 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
34,318 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 69% of students receive it. An average student at BYU will pay a net price of $13,181. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

122 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
41,728 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,572. 25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.84 years to graduate.

90 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
29,644 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.83 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it.

#6

University of Utah

Salt Lake City
50 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
32,852 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 85% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 94%. The average student takes 4.74 years to complete their degree at U of U.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
11,224 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $30,200 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,284.

#8

Dixie State University

Saint George
36 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
11,193 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. In their early career, Dixie State College grads earn an average salary of $28,600. This public school has an average net price of $12,846.

#9

Snow College

Ephraim
21 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,383 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

#10

Westminster College Utah

Salt Lake City
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,215 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

Elementary Education Careers in UT

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title UT Job Growth UT Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 26% $57,570

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

Major Annual Graduates in UT
Early Childhood Education 154
Teacher Education 67
Secondary Education 40
Teacher Development & Methodology 21
Montessori Teacher Education 3

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