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Early Childhood Education Schools in Arizona

1,229 students earned Child development degrees in Arizona in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Early Childhood Education is the 5th most popular major out of a total 61 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in Arizona

Child development majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 528
Bachelor’s Degree 366
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 179
Associate’s Degree 127
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 29
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 29

Gender Distribution

In Arizona, a child development major is more popular with women than with men.

Early Childhood Education Majors in AZ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of child development majors in Arizona is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.4%
  • Black or African American: 15.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 24.1%
  • White: 44.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 13.5%
Early Childhood Education Majors in AZ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Arizona

There are 9,860 people in the state and 555,680 people in the nation working in child development jobs.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. AZ

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Arizona

Child development grads earn an average of $31,010 in the state and $34,410 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 27 colleges in Arizona that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

731 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
90,253 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 8%. The 5.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $21,197.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
51,585 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,644.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,182 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 69% of students get financical aid. In their early career, NPC grads earn an average salary of $19,700.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,594 Total Students

27% of the teachers are full time. 26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending Pima County Community College District will pay a net price of $3,817.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
31,066 Total Students

The 6.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. A typical student attending NAU will pay a net price of $14,326. 94% of students get financical aid.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,942 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,600 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,044 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $4,903. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,600 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 66% get financial aid.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,304 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,964. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid.

#9

Yavapai College

Prescott
30 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,314 Total Students

A typical student attending Yavapai College will pay a net price of $6,888. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,400 a year.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,434 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
11% Graduation Rate
95,777 Total Students

81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 38 to 1. Graduates earn an average $28,400 after graduation.

Early Childhood Education Careers in AZ

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title AZ Job Growth AZ Median Salary
Preschool Teachers 28% $27,810
Kindergarten Teachers 11% $43,520

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to child development.

Major Annual Graduates in AZ
Elementary Education 2,543
Secondary Education 1,111
Teacher Education 120
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 42
Teacher Development & Methodology 40
Adult & Continuing Education 23

View all majors related to Early Childhood Education

View Nationwide Early Childhood Education Report

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