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Early Childhood Education Schools in Arkansas

In 2018-2019, 340 students earned their Child development degrees in AR.

An Early Childhood Education major is the 3rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in Arkansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 134
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 67
Associate’s Degree 66
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 61
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 61
Master’s Degree 12

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Black or African American: 16.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.0%
  • White: 74.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 2.9%
Early Childhood Education Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Arkansas

There are 4,930 people in the state and 555,680 people in the nation working in child development jobs.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Arkansas

A typical salary for a child development grad in the state is $33,150, compared to a typical salary of $34,410 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 19 colleges in Arkansas that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

106 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,709 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.51 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. In their early career, A-State grads earn an average salary of $27,500.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
6,557 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.62 years to complete their degree at UAFS. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,319 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 25%. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,300 a year.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,520 Total Students

In their early career, Phillips County Community College grads earn an average salary of $18,900. This public school has an average net price of $4,915. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
4,472 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.45 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,422 Total Students

In their early career, Arkansas Northeastern College grads earn an average salary of $22,100. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,473 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 93% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,500 a year.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,257 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $23,400 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,295.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,979 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time. 81% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
26% Graduation Rate
2,579 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.97 years. 81% of the teachers are full time.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,446 Total Students

87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate of 8.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. In their early career, ASU-Beebe grads earn an average salary of $24,000.

Early Childhood Education Careers in AR

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Preschool Teachers 15% $30,390
Kindergarten Teachers 9% $45,870

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Elementary Education 498
Middle School Education & Teaching 249
Teacher Development & Methodology 165
Secondary Education 134
Teacher Education 126
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 44
Adult & Continuing Education 25

View all majors related to Early Childhood Education

View Nationwide Early Childhood Education Report

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