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Early Childhood Education Schools in New York

776 students earned Child development degrees in New York in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Early Childhood Education is the 9th most popular major in the state out of a total 84 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 494
Bachelor’s Degree 254
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 17
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 17
Post-Master’s Certificate 10
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 10
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 11.3%
  • Black or African American: 13.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 21.5%
  • White: 44.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.5%
  • Other Races: 5.2%
Early Childhood Education Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in New York

There are 36,910 people in the state and 555,680 people in the nation working in child development jobs.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in New York

In this state, child development grads earn an average of $48,630. Nationwide, they make an average of $34,410.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 46 colleges in New York that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Brooklyn College

Brooklyn
154 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
18,161 Total Students

39% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.65 years. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,000.

#2

Hunter College

New York
91 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
23,202 Total Students

A typical student attending Hunter will pay a net price of $2,796. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. 31% of the teachers are full time.

#3

Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry
86 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
9,031 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $34,000 after graduation. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 26%.

#4

Queens College

Queens
59 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
19,746 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 38% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.61 years to graduate. In their early career, QC grads earn an average salary of $34,000.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
16,043 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,744.

#5

Lehman College

Bronx
38 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
14,787 Total Students

90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $2,910. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
51,847 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.04 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 51% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $48,900 a year.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
7,173 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,100 a year. It takes the average student 4.56 years to graduate. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#9

Buffalo State

Buffalo
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
9,118 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.20% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 44%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it.

#10

LIU Post

Brookville
25 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
15,196 Total Students

96% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.80%. Most students complete their degree in 4.48 years.

Early Childhood Education Careers in NY

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Preschool Teachers 12% $38,890
Kindergarten Teachers 6% $73,430

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Elementary Education 2,440
Teacher Education 1,278
Secondary Education 470
Adult & Continuing Education 69
Middle School Education & Teaching 53
Teacher Development & Methodology 13
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 5

View all majors related to Early Childhood Education

View Nationwide Early Childhood Education Report

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