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Early Childhood Education Schools in District of Columbia

33 Child development students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Early Childhood Education is the 13th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in District of Columbia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 17
Associate’s Degree 8
Bachelor’s Degree 8

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a child development major is more popular with women than with men.

Early Childhood Education Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.0%
  • Black or African American: 48.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.2%
  • White: 27.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 6.1%
Early Childhood Education Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in District of Columbia

In this state, there are 1,460 people employed in jobs related to a child development degree, compared to 555,680 nationwide.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in District of Columbia

In this state, child development grads earn an average of $42,060. Nationwide, they make an average of $34,410.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,707 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $15,414. In their early career, Trinity College grads earn an average salary of $32,300. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#2

American University

Washington
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
14,318 Total Students

An average student at The American University will pay a net price of $34,617. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $45,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,771 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.13 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
4,199 Total Students

85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 32% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,482.

#5

Howard University

Washington
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
9,399 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,800 after earning their degree at this institution. An average student at Howard will pay a net price of $39,792. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.00%.

Early Childhood Education Careers in DC

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Preschool Teachers 17% $38,210
Kindergarten Teachers 14% $54,510

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

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Elementary Education 78
Secondary Education 45
Teacher Development & Methodology 21
Teacher Education 2

View all majors related to Early Childhood Education

View Nationwide Early Childhood Education Report

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