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Early Childhood Education Schools in Delaware

61 students earned Child development degrees in Delaware in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Early Childhood Education is the 8th most popular major in the state out of a total 42 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in Delaware

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 36
Associate’s Degree 15
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 6
Master’s Degree 3
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in DE Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 19.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.8%
  • White: 65.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 1.6%
Early Childhood Education Majors in DE Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Delaware

2,540 people in the state and 555,680 in the nation are employed in jobs related to child development.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. DE

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Delaware

A typical salary for a child development grad in the state is $28,910, compared to a typical salary of $34,410 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Delaware that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
23,808 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,127.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,660 Total Students

90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,816. 35% of the teachers are full time.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
313 Total Students

71% of students get financical aid.


Wilmington University

New Castle
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
23% Graduation Rate
14,730 Total Students

In their early career, Wilmington University grads earn an average salary of $36,800. It takes the average student 4.75 years to graduate. This private institution charges an average net price of $15,282.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
4,768 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,789. Most students complete their degree in 4.53 years. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

Early Childhood Education Careers in DE

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title DE Job Growth DE Median Salary
Kindergarten Teachers 6% $57,000
Preschool Teachers 6% $26,070

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

Major Annual Graduates in DE
Elementary Education 337
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 41
Secondary Education 20
Middle School Education & Teaching 14
Teacher Education 6

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