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Early Childhood Education Schools in Colorado

In 2018-2019, 1,362 students earned their Child development degrees in CO.

In this state, Early Childhood Education is the 1st most popular major out of a total 38 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in Colorado

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 903
Bachelor’s Degree 176
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 163
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 163
Associate’s Degree 89
Master’s Degree 31

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 5.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 26.1%
  • White: 51.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.2%
  • Other Races: 11.0%
Early Childhood Education Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Colorado

In this state, there are 12,330 people employed in jobs related to a child development degree, compared to 555,680 nationwide.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Colorado

In this state, child development grads earn an average of $33,140. Nationwide, they make an average of $34,410.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 25 colleges in Colorado that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

353 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,880 Total Students

69% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 99%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,713.

#2

Pikes Peak Community College

Colorado Springs
279 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,204 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,113. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,500 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 93% are considered full time.

123 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,384 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,162. Graduates earn an average $30,200 after graduation.

114 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,887 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. In their early career, CCD grads earn an average salary of $27,100. 28% of the teachers are full time.

109 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,197 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Pueblo Community College will pay a net price of $11,677. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid.

#6

Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs
82 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,688 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. 70% of students get financical aid. 18% of the teachers are full time.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,424 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $14,492.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
13,437 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,800 a year. This public school has an average net price of $14,230.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,542 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,806. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
25,645 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.00%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,500 after earning their degree at this institution. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
20,192 Total Students

The 7.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 73% get financial aid. 100% of the teachers are full time.

Early Childhood Education Careers in CO

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Preschool Teachers 33% $30,440
Kindergarten Teachers 21% $47,750

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

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Elementary Education 329
Teacher Education 110
Montessori Teacher Education 49
Secondary Education 20
Adult & Continuing Education 13

View all majors related to Early Childhood Education

View Nationwide Early Childhood Education Report

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