If you decide that you want to get an early childhood education degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 early childhood education schools in Rochester, Michigan. Rochester has a general population of 10,467 and an overall student population of 19,810. Approximately 19,810 of Rochester's students are enrolled in schools that offer early childhood education programs.
The largest early childhood education school in Rochester, by student population, is Oakland University. Approximately 42 students graduated in 2010 from Oakland University with credentials in early childhood education.
A reported 73 students graduated with credentials in early childhood education in Rochester in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Rochester's early childhood education schools was $22,191 per year for instate students and $28,048 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,315 for early childhood education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Rochester-based early childhood education schools, you will have an added expense of $6,423 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,507.
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 Rochester, your job prospects are not very good. There were 40,100 early childhood education professionals working in Michigan and 10,200 working in the greater Rochester area in 2010. Rochester's early childhood education professional workforce is projected to increase by 7% 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 Rochester is $60,810 per year, which is higher than the average for early childhood education professionals state-wide.
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