Lock Haven has a general population of 9,149 and an overall student population of 5,329. Approximately 5,329 of Lock Haven's students are enrolled in schools that offer early childhood education programs.
Lock Haven University is the largest early childhood education school in Lock Haven, based on student population. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Lock Haven University with credentials in early childhood education.
A total of 14 students graduated with credentials in early childhood education from early childhood education schools in Lock Haven in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,000 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lock Haven early childhood education schools was an average of $23,436 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,139 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a early childhood education program in Lock Haven. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,736 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 Lock Haven, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 81,900 early childhood education professionals in Pennsylvania, 3,040 were working in the greater Lock Haven area. By the year 2018, the number of early childhood education professionals is expected to increase by 2% in Lock Haven. 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 Lock Haven is $47,960 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for early childhood education professionals.