East Lansing, MI (population: 45,575) has thirty-six early childhood education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Central Michigan University, the highest ranked school in this group with an early childhood education program, has a total student population of 27,247. It is the 239th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state . To learn more about early childhood education programs in East Lansing, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of early childhood education professors at Central Michigan University such as Fawui Adewui, Sherry Anderson, Mary Lou Aylor, Deborah Bailey, Norma Bailey, and Tim Brannan.
Early Childhood Education students from East Lansing 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.
East Lansing lies in Ingham county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Lansing-East Lansing area has 200,640 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $20.57/hr average worker wage, and a $42,790 average annual salary.
Of the 36 early childhood education schools with a 100-mile radius of East Lansing, only 19 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Detroit Mercy comes out as the most expensive ($18,085/yr) for early childhood education students, with Mott Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,257/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from East Lansing|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||37.2 miles|
|Battle Creek||MI||51,817||3||15.2077||137||48.9 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||49.7 miles|
|West Bloomfield Township||MI||71,474||0||-||0||57.2 miles|
|Farmington Hills||MI||78,114||1||0.013626||0||58.6 miles|
|Grand Rapids||MI||193,337||12||26.8368||469||61.7 miles|
|University Center||MI||-||2||19.8891||261||61.9 miles|
|Bloomfield Township||MI||41,179||0||-||0||62.5 miles|
|Auburn Hills||MI||-||2||5.8467||61||63.4 miles|
|Rochester Hills||MI||68,883||1||23.9536||51||67.3 miles|
|Dearborn Heights||MI||49,619||0||-||0||67.9 miles|
|Royal Oak||MI||56,742||1||28.1635||4||69.5 miles|
|Madison Heights||MI||-||2||27.3656||17||72.2 miles|
|Sterling Heights||MI||127,075||1||28.9156||3||74.6 miles|