Minnesota contains 20 schools that offer childhood education programs. Concordia University-Saint Paul, the highest-ranking childhood education school in MN, has a total student population of 2,816 and is the 467th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 20 childhood education schools in Minnesota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwestern College comes out as the most expensive ($21,290/yr), with White Earth Tribal and Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,535/yr.
Childhood Education students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota alone, there are 7,200 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $31,050. Kindergarten teachers in this state earn $50,580/yr and there are 3,300 employed.
Also, within the childhood education schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from childhood education, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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