Radford, VA has nineteen early childhood education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the highest ranked school in this group with an early childhood education program, has a total student population of 21,306. It is the 275th highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University). To learn more about early childhood education programs in Radford, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of early childhood education professors at University of North Carolina at Greensboro such as Terry Ackerman, Lynne Allen, Brian Ammons, David Ayers, Pamela Baker, and Pamela Barron.
Early Childhood Education students from Radford 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.
Radford lies in Radford county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford area has 63,480 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.6% unemployment rate, $18.66/hr average worker wage, and a $38,820 average annual salary.
Of the 19 early childhood education schools with a 100-mile radius of Radford, only 3 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 Forsyth Technical Community College as the lowest, reported at only $1,178/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Radford|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||73.7 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||85.9 miles|
|Mount Gay||WV||-||1||9.61491||36||92.7 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||98.3 miles|