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Early Childhood Education Schools in Maine

In 2018-2019, 135 students earned their Child development degrees in ME.

An Early Childhood Education major is the 4th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in Maine

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 83
Bachelor’s Degree 42
Master’s Degree 6
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 3
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1
Post-Master’s Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 4.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.7%
  • White: 83.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 4.4%
Early Childhood Education Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Maine

There are 2,540 people in the state and 555,680 people in the nation working in child development jobs.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Maine

Child development grads earn an average of $35,560 in the state and $34,410 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Maine that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
1,930 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 69%. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 4.70% which is lower than average.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,384 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. 23% of the teachers are full time.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,406 Total Students

36% of the teachers are full time. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,900 a year.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,218 Total Students

87% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,900 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,943.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,457 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,600 a year. 23% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
829 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,127. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 62% are considered full time.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,630 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 15% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $24,400 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,661.

#7

Thomas College

Waterville
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
1,949 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at Thomas College will pay a net price of $21,411. The average student takes 4.21 years to complete their degree at Thomas College.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
403 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $22,600 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $6,648. 95% of students get financical aid.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
12% Graduation Rate
4,361 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,917. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 35% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $23,900 after graduation.

Early Childhood Education Careers in ME

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Kindergarten Teachers -2% $53,270
Preschool Teachers -4% $34,060

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

Major Annual Graduates in ME
Teacher Education 150
Elementary Education 134
Secondary Education 67
Adult & Continuing Education 20
Teacher Development & Methodology 2
Montessori Teacher Education 1

View all majors related to Early Childhood Education

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