Nebraska contains nine schools that offer childhood education programs. Midland Lutheran College, the highest-ranking childhood education school in NE, has a total student population of 716 and is the 610th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 childhood education schools in Nebraska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Saint Mary comes out as the most expensive ($17,760/yr), with Nebraska Indian Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,372/yr.
Childhood Education students from Nebraska 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 Nebraska alone, there are 2,340 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $23,330. Kindergarten teachers in this state earn $43,200/yr and there are 1,630 employed.
Also, within the childhood education schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from childhood education, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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