With an overall population of 35,318 and a student population of 4,495, approximately 3,063 of Westerville students attend one of Westerville's schools that offer early childhood education programs.
Westerville's largest early childhood education school is Otterbein University. In 2010, Otterbein University graduated approximately 24 students with credentials in early childhood education.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with an early childhood education degree in Westerville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $27,321 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,068 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a early childhood education program in Westerville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,374 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in early childhood education, if you decide to work as an early childhood education professional in Westerville, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 41,380 early childhood education professionals in Ohio, 8,270 were working in the greater Westerville area. Westerville's early childhood education professional workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for early childhood education professionals.
As an early childhood education professional in Westerville, you can expect to make an average salary of $57,450 per year. This is higher than the average salary for early childhood education professionals in the state.