Longmeadow has a total population of 15,633 and a student population of 2,044. Of these students, 2,044 are enrolled in schools that offer early childhood education programs.
The largest early childhood education school in Longmeadow, by student population, is Bay Path College. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Early Childhood Education program at Bay Path College.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in early childhood education in Longmeadow in 2010. If you decide to attend a early childhood education school in Longmeadow, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,530.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for early childhood education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,035 per year, on average, for room and board at Longmeadow-based early childhood education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,830.
Many early childhood education graduates choose to work as early childhood education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Longmeadow, your job prospects are average. There were 30,470 early childhood education professionals working in Massachusetts and 3,800 working in the greater Longmeadow area in 2010. The government projects that the number of early childhood education professionals in Longmeadow 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 Longmeadow is $59,090 per year, which is lower than the average for early childhood education professionals state-wide.