Pullman has a general population of 24,675 and an overall student population of 26,101. Approximately 26,101 of Pullman's students are enrolled in schools that offer early childhood education programs.
Washington State University is the largest early childhood education school in Pullman, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Early Childhood Education program at Washington State University.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,297 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pullman early childhood education schools was an average of $33,373 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $936 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a early childhood education program in Pullman. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,886 per year, on average, for room and board at Pullman-based early childhood education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
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 Pullman, your job prospects are good. There were 28,480 early childhood education professionals working in Washington State and 750 working in the greater Pullman area in 2010. Pullman's early childhood education professional workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Pullman is $56,830 per year, which is lower than the average for early childhood education professionals state-wide.