Alberta, VA has twenty-three early childhood education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the highest ranked school in this group with an early childhood education program, has a total student population of 28,916. It is the 20th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University). To learn more about early childhood education programs in Alberta, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of early childhood education professors at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill such as Hannah Bryant, Kathleen Gallagher, Nicole Galloway, Madeleine Grumet, Leigh Hall, and Mollie Lloyd.
Early Childhood Education students from Alberta 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.
Alberta lies in Brunswick county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area has 68,470 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.5% unemployment rate, $15.53/hr average worker wage, and a $32,290 average annual salary.
Of the 23 early childhood education schools with a 100-mile radius of Alberta, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Liberty University comes out as the most expensive ($19,574/yr) for early childhood education students, with Nash Community College as the lowest, reported at only $481/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Alberta|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||56.2 miles|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||62.8 miles|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||77.5 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||91.2 miles|