With an overall population of 9,888 and a student population of 7,576, approximately 7,576 of East Stroudsburg students attend one of East Stroudsburg's schools that offer early childhood education programs.
The largest early childhood education school in East Stroudsburg, by student population, is East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 29 students from its early childhood education program.
In 2010, 29 students graduated with an early childhood education degree in East Stroudsburg. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,300 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all East Stroudsburg early childhood education schools was an average of $25,736 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a early childhood education program in East Stroudsburg. And if you live on campus at one of the East Stroudsburg-based early childhood education schools, you will have an added expense of $6,418 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,050.
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 East Stroudsburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 81,900 early childhood education professionals in Pennsylvania, 2,610 were working in the greater East Stroudsburg area. The government projects that the number of early childhood education professionals in East Stroudsburg will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for early childhood education professionals.
As an early childhood education professional in East Stroudsburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,400 per year. This is higher than the average salary for early childhood education professionals in the state.