Nashua, NH (population: 86,706) has two early childhood education schools within its city limits. Rivier College, the highest ranked school in the city with an early childhood education program, has a total student population of 2,256. It is the 523rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of New Hampshire (#1 is Saint Anselm College). To learn more about early childhood education programs in Nashua, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of early childhood education professors at Rivier College such as Ann Ackerman, Gail Ahern, Audrey Ald, Edward Carter, Cindi Connell, and Judi Deroche.
Early Childhood Education students from Nashua 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 Nashua-MA NECTA area alone, there are 1,690 employed elementary school teachers earning an average salary of $50,240. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this area earn $48,570/yr and there are 80 employed.
Nashua lies in Hillsborough county, which is one of the 6 counties in New Hampshire. Overall, the Nashua-MA NECTA area has 134,310 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.0% unemployment rate, $23.32/hr average worker wage, and a $48,510 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.616 out of every 1000 jobs in Nashua are held by education administrators, preschool and child care center/program, and 12.585/1000 are held by elementary school teachers.
Of the 2 early childhood education schools in Nashua, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rivier College comes out as the most expensive ($22,304/yr) for early childhood education students, with Nashua Community College as the lowest, reported at only $17,465/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Nashua|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||18.4 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||33.2 miles|