There are 2 early childhood education schools in Tucson, Arizona. With an overall population of 486,699 and a student population of 78,243, approximately 74,647 of Tucson students attend one of Tucson's schools that offer early childhood education programs.
The largest early childhood education school in Tucson, by student population, is Pima Community College. In 2010, approximately 56 students graduated from the Early Childhood Education program at Pima Community College.
A total of 86 students graduated with credentials in early childhood education from early childhood education schools in Tucson in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Tucson's early childhood education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,519 per year in instate tuition and $35,928 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for early childhood education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,614 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,261.
If you decide to work as an early childhood education professional in Tucson, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 early childhood education professionals in Arizona were working in the greater Tucson area. The government projects that the number of early childhood education professionals in Tucson will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for early childhood education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an early childhood education professional in Tucson is $39,610 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for early childhood education professionals.
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