Kansas contains nine schools that offer childhood education programs. Southwestern College, the highest-ranking childhood education school in KS, has a total student population of 1,810 and is the 553rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 childhood education schools in Kansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hesston College comes out as the most expensive ($18,077/yr), with Neosho County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,444/yr.
Childhood Education students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 2,390 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $28,610. Kindergarten teachers in this state earn $44,360/yr and there are 1,660 employed.
Also, within the childhood education schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from childhood education, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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