With an overall population of 183,133 and a student population of 20,000, approximately 13,132 of Little Rock students attend one of Little Rock's schools that offer early childhood education programs.
The largest early childhood education school in Little Rock, by student population, is University of Arkansas at Little Rock. In 2010, approximately 41 students graduated from the Early Childhood Education program at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
In 2010, 41 students graduated with an early childhood education degree from one of Little Rock's early childhood education schools. If you decide to attend one of Little Rock's early childhood education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,498 per year in instate tuition and $29,958 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for early childhood education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Little Rock-based early childhood education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,009.
After graduating with your credentials in early childhood education, if you decide to work as an early childhood education professional in Little Rock, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 11,010 early childhood education professionals in Arkansas. Of these early childhood education professionals, 2,670 were working in the greater Little Rock area. The government projects that the number of early childhood education professionals in Little Rock will increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster 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 Little Rock is $45,380 per year, which is higher than the average for early childhood education professionals state-wide.
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