If you are interested in pursuing early childhood education, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 early childhood education schools in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With an overall population of 101,355 and a student population of 49,996, approximately 11,003 of Cambridge students attend one of Cambridge's schools that offer early childhood education programs.
The largest early childhood education school in Cambridge, by student population, is Lesley University. In 2010, Lesley University graduated approximately 63 students from its early childhood education program.
A reported 83 students graduated with credentials in early childhood education in Cambridge in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,820 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a early childhood education program in Cambridge. And if you live on campus at one of the Cambridge-based early childhood education schools, you will have an added expense of $12,400 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,627.
After graduating with your credentials in early childhood education, if you decide to work as an early childhood education professional in Cambridge, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 early childhood education professionals in Massachusetts were working in the greater Cambridge area. The government projects that the number of early childhood education professionals in Cambridge will increase by 9% 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 Cambridge is $67,320 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for early childhood education professionals.
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