Colorado contains fifteen schools that offer childhood education programs. Colorado Christian University, the highest-ranking childhood education school in CO, has a total student population of 2,511 and is the 2744th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 childhood education schools in Colorado, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Denver Campus comes out as the most expensive ($23,672/yr), with Colorado Mountain College as the lowest recorded at only $6,996/yr.
Childhood Education students from Colorado schools who go on to become childhood educators, preschool teachers, kindergarten teachers, special education teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 181,810 people working as kindergarten teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,380. Also, Preschool teachers make on average $27,450 per year and there are about 389,660 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Colorado alone, there are 5,790 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $29,850. Kindergarten teachers in this state earn $46,560/yr and there are 3,110 employed.
Also, within the childhood education schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from childhood education, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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