Louisville, KY (population: 556,482) has four early childhood education schools within its city limits. University of Louisville, the highest ranked school in the city with an early childhood education program, has a total student population of 21,016. It is the 1677th highest ranked school in the USA and the 14th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College). To learn more about early childhood education programs in Louisville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of early childhood education professors at University of Louisville such as Kent Adams, Peter Alter, Particia Benson, Jean Anne Clyde, Mark Condon, and Betty Doyle.
Early Childhood Education students from Louisville 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 Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area alone, there are 4,960 employed elementary school teachers earning an average salary of $49,970. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this area earn $48,120/yr and there are 200 employed.
Louisville lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area has 593,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $19.22/hr average worker wage, and a $39,970 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.329 out of every 1000 jobs in Louisville are held by education administrators, preschool and child care center/program, and 8.359/1000 are held by elementary school teachers.
Of the 4 early childhood education schools in Louisville, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Spalding University comes out as the most expensive ($22,380/yr) for early childhood education students, with Jefferson Community and Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $8,103/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Louisville|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||6.4 miles|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||44.1 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||83.8 miles|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||87.5 miles|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||94.6 miles|