With an overall population of 92,757 and a student population of 6,628, approximately 6,126 of Lawton students attend one of Lawton's schools that offer early childhood education programs.
Of the 1 early childhood education schools in Lawton, the largest early childhood education school, by student population, is Cameron University. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Early Childhood Education program at Cameron University.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with an early childhood education degree in Lawton. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,920 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lawton early childhood education schools was an average of $23,785 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,350 for early childhood education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,576 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,320.
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 Lawton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 30 early childhood education professionals in Oklahoma were working in the greater Lawton area. The government projects that the number of early childhood education professionals in Lawton will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster 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 Lawton is $41,070 per year, which is higher than the average for early childhood education professionals state-wide.