Rhode Island contains three schools that offer early childhood education programs. Salve Regina University, the highest-ranking early childhood education school in RI, has a total student population of 2,584 and is the 318th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 early childhood education schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Salve Regina University comes out as the most expensive ($27,692/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Early Childhood Education students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 4,010 employed elementary school teachers earning an average yearly salary of $68,410. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this state earn $56,860/yr and there are 140 employed.
Also, within the early childhood education schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from early childhood education, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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