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Early Childhood Education in Rhode Island

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Early Childhood Education Schools in Rhode Island

59 Child development students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

In this state, Early Childhood Education is the 5th most popular major out of a total 45 majors commonly available.

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 48
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 9
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 9
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 9
Master’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 1.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 13.6%
  • White: 76.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 8.5%

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Rhode Island

In this state, there are 1,680 people employed in jobs related to a child development degree, compared to 555,680 nationwide.


Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Rhode Island

A typical salary for a child development grad in the state is $32,400, compared to a typical salary of $34,410 nationwide.


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


Rhode Island College

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
7,072 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. A typical student attending RIC will pay a net price of $12,144. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
17,649 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 69% are considered full time. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,638.

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 94% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. This private school has an average net price of $33,806.

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 167
Secondary Education 53
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 34
Teacher Education 15
Teacher Development & Methodology 13

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