Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has three early childhood education schools within its city limits. Capital University, the highest ranked school in the city with an early childhood education program, has a total student population of 3,540. It is the 337th highest ranked school in the USA and the 13th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus). To learn more about early childhood education programs in Columbus, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of early childhood education professors at Capital University such as Susan Blough, Helen Bluth, Donald Duncan, and Michelle Winship.
Early Childhood Education students from Columbus 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 Columbus area alone, there are 6,980 employed elementary school teachers earning an average salary of $55,960. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this area earn $41,820/yr and there are 360 employed.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.396 out of every 1000 jobs in Columbus are held by education administrators, preschool and child care center/program, and 7.685/1000 are held by elementary school teachers.
Of the 3 early childhood education schools in Columbus, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Capital University comes out as the most expensive ($21,441/yr) for early childhood education students, with Columbus State Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,330/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|