Framingham has a total population of 66,910 and a student population of 6,063. Of these students, 5,989 are enrolled in schools that offer early childhood education programs.
The largest early childhood education school in Framingham, by student population, is Framingham State University. In 2010, Framingham State University graduated approximately 12 students from its early childhood education program.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with an early childhood education degree from one of Framingham's early childhood education schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,938 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Framingham early childhood education schools was an average of $25,018 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for early childhood education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,148 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,840.
If you decide to work as an early childhood education professional in Framingham, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 30,470 early childhood education professionals in Massachusetts, 1,280 were working in the greater Framingham area. The number of early childhood education professionals in Framingham is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Framingham is $62,060 per year, which is higher than the average for early childhood education professionals state-wide.