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Early Childhood Education Schools in Connecticut

In 2018-2019, 329 students earned their Child development degrees in CT.

An Early Childhood Education major is the 5th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 158
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 76
Bachelor’s Degree 48
Master’s Degree 47

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Black or African American: 10.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 20.4%
  • White: 60.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 5.5%
Early Childhood Education Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Connecticut

7,140 people in the state and 555,680 in the nation are employed in jobs related to child development.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Connecticut

Child development grads earn an average of $43,350 in the state and $34,410 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in Connecticut that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,012 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,206.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,237 Total Students

71% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 18% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
10,050 Total Students

The 6.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,800 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 87% get financial aid.

#4

University of Hartford

West Hartford
32 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
6,770 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $38,400 after graduation. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,413 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,500 a year. This public school has an average net price of $7,240. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 21% are considered full time.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,547 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $6,054. Graduates earn an average $26,000 after graduation.

#7

University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,465 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate of 2.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,016 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 20% are considered full time.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,290 Total Students

In their early career, Capital Community College grads earn an average salary of $26,000. The full-time teacher rate is 24%. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,335 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 74% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

Early Childhood Education Careers in CT

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Preschool Teachers 4% $37,030
Kindergarten Teachers -3% $77,420

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Elementary Education 334
Secondary Education 92
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 26
Adult & Continuing Education 18
Teacher Education 3

View all majors related to Early Childhood Education

View Nationwide Early Childhood Education Report

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