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Early Childhood Education Schools in Florida

1,348 students earned Child development degrees in Florida in the 2018-2019 year.

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

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 507
Associate’s Degree 480
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 239
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 90
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 90
Master’s Degree 27
Post-Master’s Certificate 5
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 5

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Black or African American: 23.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 23.7%
  • White: 38.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 11.6%
Early Childhood Education Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Florida

In this state, there are 36,620 people employed in jobs related to a child development degree, compared to 555,680 nationwide.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Florida

A typical salary for a child development grad in the state is $27,990, compared to a typical salary of $34,410 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 41 colleges in Florida that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

515 Degrees in Major Awarded
9% Graduation Rate
8,808 Total Students

90% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. 11% of the teachers are full time.

188 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
58,711 Total Students

89% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.70%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,700 a year.

99 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
69,402 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.51 years to graduate. 90% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 30 to 1.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
51,679 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 19%. Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.50%.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,683 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 67% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 27% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,105.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
31,289 Total Students

A typical student attending Palm Beach State College will pay a net price of $2,954. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.20%.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,096 Total Students

72% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,372. Graduates earn an average $25,600 after graduation.

#8

Broward College

Fort Lauderdale
31 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,976 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 7.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 74% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,783.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
44,246 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. The student loan default rate of 1.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 77% are considered full time.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
17,117 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it. In their early career, UNF grads earn an average salary of $35,800. 96% of the teachers are full time.

Early Childhood Education Careers in FL

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Preschool Teachers 14% $24,740
Kindergarten Teachers 14% $49,680

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Elementary Education 1,882
Teacher Education 115
Secondary Education 90
Teacher Development & Methodology 39
Adult & Continuing Education 34
Middle School Education & Teaching 13
Montessori Teacher Education 4
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 1

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