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Elementary Education Schools in West Virginia

275 students earned Elementary Teaching degrees in West Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Elementary Education is the 2nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in West Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 271
Master’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in WV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Black or African American: 0.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.1%
  • White: 92.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 5.8%
Elementary Education Majors in WV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in West Virginia

6,180 people in the state and 1,410,970 in the nation are employed in jobs related to elementary teaching.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. WV

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in West Virginia

Elementary Teaching grads earn an average of $44,890 in the state and $62,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in West Virginia that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Marshall University

Huntington
67 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
13,204 Total Students

A typical student attending Marshall University will pay a net price of $8,894. The full-time teacher rate is 76%. In their early career, Marshall University grads earn an average salary of $28,500.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
2,403 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
28% Graduation Rate
3,692 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 87% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,800 a year. A typical student attending WVSU will pay a net price of $13,904.

#4

West Liberty University

West Liberty
27 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
2,526 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.67 years. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,876.

#4

Shepherd University

Shepherdstown
27 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
3,648 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 9.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
2,040 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,200 a year.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
1,586 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.62 years to graduate. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
26,864 Total Students

A typical student attending WVU will pay a net price of $12,539. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.00%. The full-time teacher rate is 76%.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
1,294 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 53% are considered full time. 100% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 7.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
1,275 Total Students

98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 64% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.58 years.

Elementary Education Careers in WV

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 7% $44,620

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

Major Annual Graduates in WV
Secondary Education 170
Teacher Development & Methodology 50
Middle School Education & Teaching 48
Teacher Education 34
Early Childhood Education 16
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 9

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