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Early Childhood Education Schools in Kentucky

64 students earned Child development degrees in Kentucky in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Early Childhood Education is the 17th most popular major out of a total 63 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 31
Master’s Degree 29
Associate’s Degree 3
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 10.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 85.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.1%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Early Childhood Education Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Kentucky

6,450 people in the state and 555,680 in the nation are employed in jobs related to child development.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Kentucky

In this state, child development grads earn an average of $33,650. Nationwide, they make an average of $34,410.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Kentucky that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
9,454 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate. The student loan default rate is 8.50% which is lower than average.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
19,456 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 9.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. A typical student attending WKU will pay a net price of $12,776. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time.

#3

Campbellsville University

Campbellsville
9 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
11,470 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.35 years. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
29,182 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,523. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
10,195 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,759. The full-time teacher rate is 77%. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
21,430 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 60% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 6.40% which is lower than average. A typical student attending UofL will pay a net price of $16,692.

#7

Brescia University

Owensboro
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
1,015 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.61 years. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $13,106. The full-time teacher rate is 42%.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
117 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $12,800 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $10,797.

Early Childhood Education Careers in KY

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Preschool Teachers 11% $28,960
Kindergarten Teachers 6% $54,630

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Elementary Education 923
Middle School Education & Teaching 256
Secondary Education 219
Teacher Education 164
Teacher Development & Methodology 68
Adult & Continuing Education 28
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 15

View all majors related to Early Childhood Education

View Nationwide Early Childhood Education Report

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