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Elementary Education Schools in Virginia

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

As a degree choice, Elementary Education is the 5th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 363
Bachelor’s Degree 294
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 8
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 8
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Black or African American: 9.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.9%
  • White: 61.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 23.7%
Elementary Education Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in Virginia

In this state, there are 36,450 people employed in jobs related to an elementary teaching degree, compared to 1,410,970 nationwide.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in Virginia

In this state, elementary teaching grads earn an average of $67,610. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,200.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

#1

Liberty University

Lynchburg
473 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
79,152 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 9.00% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

119 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
24,176 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,680. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 93% of students get financical aid.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
4,727 Total Students

In their early career, UMW grads earn an average salary of $37,800. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. 93% of students get financical aid.

#4

Marymount University

Arlington
23 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
3,418 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 4.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private school has an average net price of $24,933.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
4,321 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.44 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

#6

Shenandoah University

Winchester
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,817 Total Students

An average student at Shenandoah will pay a net price of $29,001. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. In their early career, Shenandoah grads earn an average salary of $37,300.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,144 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,500 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 27%. 25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
8,817 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $16,383. In their early career, William & Mary grads earn an average salary of $43,900. The student loan default rate of 1.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#7

Regent University

Virginia Beach
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
9,889 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $18,403. Most students complete their degree in 4.91 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
24,639 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. The average student takes 4.08 years to complete their degree at University of Virginia. A typical student attending University of Virginia will pay a net price of $20,281.

Elementary Education Careers in VA

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 12% $63,040

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Early Childhood Education 348
Teacher Development & Methodology 234
Secondary Education 154
Teacher Education 50
Middle School Education & Teaching 48
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 48
Adult & Continuing Education 33

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