Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has four early childhood education schools within its city limits. Tulsa Technology Center-Peoria, the highest ranked school in the city with an early childhood education program, has a total student population of 424. It is the 1275th highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University). To learn more about early childhood education programs in Tulsa, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of early childhood education professors at Tulsa Technology Center such as Becky Cunningham.
Early Childhood Education students from Tulsa 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 Tulsa area alone, there are 4,920 employed elementary school teachers earning an average salary of $43,340. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this area earn $39,260/yr and there are 200 employed.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.476 out of every 1000 jobs in Tulsa are held by education administrators, preschool and child care center/program, and 11.614/1000 are held by elementary school teachers.
Of the 4 early childhood education schools in Tulsa, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Tulsa comes out as the most expensive ($20,686/yr) for early childhood education students, with Tulsa Technology Center-Peoria as the lowest, reported at only $13,968/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|