New Jersey contains seven schools that offer childhood education programs. Felician College, the highest-ranking childhood education school in NJ, has a total student population of 2,113 and is the 683rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 childhood education schools in New Jersey, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Felician College comes out as the most expensive ($20,606/yr), with County College of Morris as the lowest recorded at only $4,290/yr.
Childhood Education students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 12,480 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $33,770. Kindergarten teachers in this state earn $59,210/yr and there are 5,120 employed.
Also, within the childhood education schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from childhood education, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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