Idaho contains four schools that offer childhood education programs. Boise State University, the highest-ranking childhood education school in ID, has a total student population of 18,933 and is the 448th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 childhood education schools in Idaho, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Idaho State University comes out as the most expensive ($12,421/yr), with North Idaho College as the lowest recorded at only $8,243/yr.
Childhood Education students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 820 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $19,880. Kindergarten teachers in this state earn $34,940/yr and there are 330 employed.
Also, within the childhood education schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from childhood education, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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