Nevada contains five schools that offer childhood education programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking childhood education school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 childhood education schools in Nevada, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada comes out as the most expensive ($8,990/yr), with Great Basin College as the lowest recorded at only $6,844/yr.
Childhood Education students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 2,830 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $23,840. Kindergarten teachers in this state earn $41,570/yr and there are 1,340 employed.
Also, within the childhood education schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from childhood education, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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