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Early Childhood Education Schools in North Carolina

2,506 Child development students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Early Childhood Education is the 1st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,317
Associate’s Degree 854
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 171
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 171
Bachelor’s Degree 134
Master’s Degree 30

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 38.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.6%
  • White: 41.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.6%
  • Other Races: 7.1%
Early Childhood Education Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in North Carolina

There are 19,430 people in the state and 555,680 people in the nation working in child development jobs.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in North Carolina

In this state, child development grads earn an average of $28,260. Nationwide, they make an average of $34,410.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 65 colleges in North Carolina that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

257 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,872 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 45%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,500 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,429.

247 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,534 Total Students

In their early career, FTCC grads earn an average salary of $21,100. The full-time teacher rate is 39%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,975.

#3

Pitt Community College

Winterville
155 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,185 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $5,390. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

134 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,355 Total Students

75% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

99 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,434 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,921. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. 83% of students get financical aid.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,520 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 36%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,000 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,012 Total Students

In their early career, Edgecombe Community College grads earn an average salary of $20,500. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 93% of students get financical aid.

#8

Gaston College

Dallas
71 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,362 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
3,208 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,500 a year. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $16,136. The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at UMO.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,654 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,397. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 30% are considered full time. 77% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,545 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,000 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 18% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 53% get financial aid.

Early Childhood Education Careers in NC

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Preschool Teachers 13% $26,330
Kindergarten Teachers 8% $45,810

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Elementary Education 1,372
Teacher Development & Methodology 583
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 381
Middle School Education & Teaching 214
Teacher Education 29
Secondary Education 27

View all majors related to Early Childhood Education

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