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Early Childhood Education Schools in Minnesota

766 students earned Child development degrees in Minnesota in the 2018-2019 year.

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

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 389
Bachelor’s Degree 126
Associate’s Degree 105
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 80
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 34
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 34
Post-Master’s Certificate 32
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 32

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 20.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 58.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 14.0%
Early Childhood Education Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Minnesota

In this state, there are 11,620 people employed in jobs related to a child development degree, compared to 555,680 nationwide.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Minnesota

In this state, child development grads earn an average of $37,500. Nationwide, they make an average of $34,410.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 18 colleges in Minnesota that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Walden University

Minneapolis
315 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
48,420 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $21,276. The full-time teacher rate is 7%. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

141 Degrees in Major Awarded
13% Graduation Rate
3,971 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid. The 7.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#3

Capella University

Minneapolis
87 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
37,859 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $43,000 after graduation. The 6.80% student loan default rate is lower than average.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
5,747 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 5.42 years. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,944.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,255 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,409. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 58% of the teachers are full time.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
7,058 Total Students

92% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 46% are considered full time. It takes the average student 5.35 years to graduate.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
5,137 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,100 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 37%. An average student at Concordia University, Saint Paul will pay a net price of $16,819.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
13,049 Total Students

64% of the teachers are full time. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 5.55 years to graduate.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,591 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. The student loan default rate is 7.40% which is lower than average.

#10

South Central College

North Mankato
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,775 Total Students

82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

Early Childhood Education Careers in MN

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Preschool Teachers 15% $34,200
Kindergarten Teachers 4% $58,140

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Elementary Education 1,220
Teacher Development & Methodology 524
Teacher Education 193
Adult & Continuing Education 166
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 54
Montessori Teacher Education 36
Secondary Education 35
Middle School Education & Teaching 9

View all majors related to Early Childhood Education

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