There are 2 early childhood education schools in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Baton Rouge has a total population of 227,818 and a student population of 51,755. Of these students, 36,262 are enrolled in schools that offer early childhood education programs.
The largest early childhood education school in Baton Rouge, by student population, is Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. In 2010, Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College graduated approximately 14 students with credentials in early childhood education.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with an early childhood education degree in Baton Rouge. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,587 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Baton Rouge early childhood education schools was an average of $23,058 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,350 for early childhood education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Baton Rouge-based early childhood education schools, you will have an added expense of $6,702 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,133.
After graduating with your credentials in early childhood education, if you decide to work as an early childhood education professional in Baton Rouge, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 early childhood education professionals in Louisiana were working in the greater Baton Rouge area. Baton Rouge's early childhood education professional workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Baton Rouge is $47,670 per year, which is higher than the average for early childhood education professionals state-wide.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-2750
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