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Early Childhood Education Schools in Rhode Island

57 students earned Child development degrees in Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 50
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 7

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 3.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.8%
  • White: 75.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 12.3%
Early Childhood Education Majors in RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Rhode Island

1,680 people in the state and 555,680 in the nation are employed in jobs related to child development.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. RI

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Rhode Island

In this state, child development grads earn an average of $32,400. Nationwide, they make an average of $34,410.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Rhode Island that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:


Rhode Island College

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
7,523 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 7.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $33,600 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
2,771 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The 2.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,775 Total Students

A typical student attending CCRI will pay a net price of $5,826. In their early career, CCRI grads earn an average salary of $26,000. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Early Childhood Education Careers in RI

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Preschool Teachers 0% $30,350
Kindergarten Teachers 0% $68,750

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Elementary Education 138
Secondary Education 54
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 38
Teacher Development & Methodology 17
Teacher Education 12

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