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Early Childhood Education Schools in New Jersey

96 students earned Child development degrees in New Jersey in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Early Childhood Education is the 12th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 63
Associate’s Degree 20
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 8.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.6%
  • White: 69.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 2.1%
Early Childhood Education Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in New Jersey

20,940 people in the state and 555,680 in the nation are employed in jobs related to child development.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in New Jersey

A typical salary for a child development grad in the state is $40,880, compared to a typical salary of $34,410 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
10,198 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 87%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,259. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
7,686 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. The average student takes 4.16 years to complete their degree at TCNJ. Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,675 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. 66% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,480 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time. 77% of students get financical aid.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,887 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 53% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $7,128.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,352 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,678. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 26% of the teachers are full time.

#7

Rider University

Lawrenceville
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,824 Total Students

44% of the teachers are full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $28,387. Most students complete their degree in 4.13 years.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
2,004 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $17,362.

Early Childhood Education Careers in NJ

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Preschool Teachers 13% $33,430
Kindergarten Teachers 2% $63,640

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Elementary Education 527
Teacher Education 358
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 144
Teacher Development & Methodology 130
Secondary Education 89
Adult & Continuing Education 25

View all majors related to Early Childhood Education

View Nationwide Early Childhood Education Report

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