Oregon contains thirteen schools that offer childhood education programs. Eastern Oregon University, the highest-ranking childhood education school in OR, has a total student population of 3,957 and is the 657th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 childhood education schools in Oregon, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Eastern Oregon University comes out as the most expensive ($13,907/yr), with Mt Hood Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,174/yr.
Childhood Education students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 6,060 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $24,710. Kindergarten teachers in this state earn $45,220/yr and there are 2,350 employed.
Also, within the childhood education schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from childhood education, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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