Kansas contains eighteen schools that offer early childhood education programs. Southwestern College, the highest-ranking early childhood education school in KS, has a total student population of 1,810 and is the 553rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 early childhood education schools in Kansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hesston College comes out as the most expensive ($18,077/yr), with Neosho County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,444/yr.
Early Childhood Education students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 18,240 employed elementary school teachers earning an average yearly salary of $41,490. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this state earn $48,680/yr and there are 290 employed.
Also, within the early childhood education schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from early childhood education, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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