Delaware contains five schools that offer childhood education programs. Delaware State University, the highest-ranking childhood education school in DE, has a total student population of 3,609 and is the 639th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 childhood education schools in Delaware, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wilmington University comes out as the most expensive ($15,846/yr), with Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington as the lowest recorded at only $4,849/yr.
Childhood Education students from Delaware 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 Delaware alone, there are 1,800 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $23,960. Kindergarten teachers in this state earn $50,670/yr and there are 570 employed.
Also, within the childhood education schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from childhood education, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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