If you decide that you want to get an early childhood education degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 3 early childhood education schools in Augusta, Georgia. With an overall population of 195,182 and a student population of 16,781, approximately 13,347 of Augusta students attend one of Augusta's schools that offer early childhood education programs.
Augusta's largest early childhood education school is Augusta Technical College. In 2010, approximately 109 students graduated from the Early Childhood Education program at Augusta Technical College.
In 2010, 168 students graduated with an early childhood education degree in Augusta. Tuition in 2009 at Augusta's early childhood education schools was $17,530 per year for instate students and $26,818 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $833 for early childhood education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,250 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,792.
After graduating with your credentials in early childhood education, if you decide to work as an early childhood education professional in Augusta, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 46,730 early childhood education professionals in Georgia, 2,660 were working in the greater Augusta area. The number of early childhood education professionals in Augusta is expected to increase by 32% 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 Augusta is $50,990 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for early childhood education professionals.
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