Nebraska contains twelve schools that offer early childhood education programs. Midland Lutheran College, the highest-ranking early childhood education school in NE, has a total student population of 716 and is the 610th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 early childhood education schools in Nebraska, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Saint Mary comes out as the most expensive ($17,760/yr), with Southeast Community College Area as the lowest recorded at only $5,555/yr.
Early Childhood Education students from Nebraska 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 Nebraska alone, there are 9,790 employed elementary school teachers earning an average yearly salary of $43,850. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this state earn $42,990/yr and there are 280 employed.
Also, within the early childhood education schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from early childhood education, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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