Rhode Island contains three schools that offer childhood education programs. Salve Regina University, the highest-ranking childhood education school in RI, has a total student population of 2,584 and is the 318th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 childhood education schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Salve Regina University comes out as the most expensive ($27,692/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Childhood Education students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 1,320 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $31,630. Kindergarten teachers in this state earn $67,720/yr and there are 840 employed.
Also, within the childhood education schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from childhood education, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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