Connecticut contains eighteen schools that offer early childhood education programs. Post University, the highest-ranking early childhood education school in CT, has a total student population of 8,082 and is the 703rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 early childhood education schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Hartford comes out as the most expensive ($31,547/yr), with Middlesex Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,918/yr.
Early Childhood Education students from Connecticut schools who go on to become early childhood educators, preschool teachers, kindergarten teachers, early childhood teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,140 people working as education administrators, preschool and child care center/program alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,170. Also, Elementary school teachers make on average $53,150 per year and there are about 1,544,300 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Connecticut alone, there are 18,850 employed elementary school teachers earning an average yearly salary of $66,660. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this state earn $47,550/yr and there are 940 employed.
Also, within the early childhood education schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from early childhood education, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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