Sterling, VA (population: 69,591) has thirty-five early childhood education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Towson University, the highest ranked school in this group with an early childhood education program, has a total student population of 21,177. It is the 141st highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Maryland (#1 is Johns Hopkins University). To learn more about early childhood education programs in Sterling, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of early childhood education professors at Towson University such as Theresa Adkins, Bess Altwerger, Christine Attanasio, Tammy Banerjee, Reizelie Barreto-Espino, and Nancy Bates.
Early Childhood Education students from Sterling 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.
Of the 35 early childhood education schools with a 100-mile radius of Sterling, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Keystone Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($43,665/yr) for early childhood education students, with Prince George's Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,203/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Sterling|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||16.5 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||16.8 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||17.4 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||19.6 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||22.8 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||29.0 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||36.9 miles|