Charleston, South Carolina has 2 early childhood education schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in early childhood education. Charleston has a total population of 96,650 and a student population of 37,054. Of these students, 14,991 are enrolled in schools that offer early childhood education programs.
Charleston's largest early childhood education school is College of Charleston. In 2010, College of Charleston graduated approximately 65 students from its early childhood education program.
In 2010, 75 students graduated with an early childhood education degree in Charleston. Tuition in 2009 at Charleston's early childhood education schools was $26,694 per year for instate students and $33,123 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,210 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a early childhood education program in Charleston. And if you live on campus at one of the Charleston-based early childhood education schools, you will have an added expense of $8,402 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,769.
If you decide to work as an early childhood education professional in Charleston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 early childhood education professionals in South Carolina were working in the greater Charleston area. The government projects that the number of early childhood education professionals in Charleston will increase by 19% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Charleston is $45,810 per year, which is higher than the average for early childhood education professionals state-wide.
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