Delaware contains five schools that offer early childhood education programs. Delaware State University, the highest-ranking early childhood education school in DE, has a total student population of 3,609 and is the 639th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 early childhood education schools in Delaware, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wilmington University comes out as the most expensive ($15,846/yr), with Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington as the lowest recorded at only $4,849/yr.
Early Childhood Education students from Delaware 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 Delaware alone, there are 3,670 employed elementary school teachers earning an average yearly salary of $50,480. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this state earn $43,330/yr and there are 300 employed.
Also, within the early childhood education schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from early childhood education, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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