With an overall population of 6,185 and a student population of 7,346, approximately 7,346 of Clarion students attend one of Clarion's schools that offer early childhood education programs.
Clarion's largest early childhood education school is Clarion University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, approximately 60 students graduated from the Early Childhood Education program at Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
A reported 60 students graduated with credentials in early childhood education in Clarion in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Clarion's early childhood education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,210 per year in instate tuition and $23,868 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a early childhood education program in Clarion. And if you live on campus at one of the Clarion-based early childhood education schools, you will have an added expense of $6,884 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,780.
After graduating with your credentials in early childhood education, if you decide to work as an early childhood education professional in Clarion, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 20 early childhood education professionals in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Clarion area. By the year 2018, the number of early childhood education professionals is expected to increase by 2% in Clarion. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for early childhood education professionals.
As an early childhood education professional in Clarion, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,440 per year. This is lower than the average salary for early childhood education professionals in the state.