Minnesota contains 28 schools that offer early childhood education programs. Concordia University-Saint Paul, the highest-ranking early childhood education school in MN, has a total student population of 2,816 and is the 467th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 28 early childhood education schools in Minnesota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwestern College comes out as the most expensive ($21,290/yr), with White Earth Tribal and Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,535/yr.
Early Childhood Education students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota alone, there are 27,220 employed elementary school teachers earning an average yearly salary of $51,290. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this state earn $43,010/yr and there are 960 employed.
Also, within the early childhood education schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from early childhood education, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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