Mount Pleasant has a general population of 8,751 and an overall student population of 858. Approximately 858 of Mount Pleasant's students are enrolled in schools that offer early childhood education programs.
The largest early childhood education school in Mount Pleasant, by student population, is Iowa Wesleyan College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Early Childhood Education program at Iowa Wesleyan College.
In 2009 tuition at early childhood education schools in Mount Pleasant was $21,000 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for early childhood education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Mount Pleasant-based early childhood education schools, you will have an added expense of $6,842 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in early childhood education, if you decide to work as an early childhood education professional in Mount Pleasant, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 21,700 early childhood education professionals in Iowa, 3,560 were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. The number of early childhood education professionals in Mount Pleasant is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for early childhood education professionals.
As an early childhood education professional in Mount Pleasant, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,640 per year. This is higher than the average salary for early childhood education professionals in the state.