New Jersey contains nine schools that offer early childhood education programs. Felician College, the highest-ranking early childhood education school in NJ, has a total student population of 2,113 and is the 683rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 early childhood education schools in New Jersey, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Felician College comes out as the most expensive ($20,606/yr), with County College of Morris as the lowest recorded at only $4,290/yr.
Early Childhood Education students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 48,650 employed elementary school teachers earning an average yearly salary of $60,860. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this state earn $55,030/yr and there are 1,970 employed.
Also, within the early childhood education schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from early childhood education, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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