Oregon contains 20 schools that offer early childhood education programs. Eastern Oregon University, the highest-ranking early childhood education school in OR, has a total student population of 3,957 and is the 657th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 20 early childhood education schools in Oregon, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Eastern Oregon University comes out as the most expensive ($13,907/yr), with Clackamas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,722/yr.
Early Childhood Education students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 16,040 employed elementary school teachers earning an average yearly salary of $50,550. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this state earn $37,930/yr and there are 670 employed.
Also, within the early childhood education schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from early childhood education, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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