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Early Childhood Education Schools in South Carolina

461 students earned Child development degrees in South Carolina in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Early Childhood Education is the 2nd most popular major in the state out of a total 54 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in South Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 434
Master’s Degree 18
Associate’s Degree 8
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in SC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Black or African American: 13.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.0%
  • White: 76.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 5.6%
Early Childhood Education Majors in SC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in South Carolina

8,060 people in the state and 555,680 in the nation are employed in jobs related to child development.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. SC

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in South Carolina

In this state, child development grads earn an average of $28,940. Nationwide, they make an average of $34,410.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 25 colleges in South Carolina that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
35,364 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 72%. The average student takes 4.30 years to complete their degree at UofSC. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
10,484 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.43 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,900 a year.

#3

College of Charleston

Charleston
48 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
10,545 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.18 years to graduate. 63% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
6,308 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 51%. This public school has an average net price of $15,506. 97% of students get financical aid.

#4

Winthrop University

Rock Hill
35 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
5,865 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $17,592. The full-time teacher rate is 62%.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,426 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,025. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. 99% of students get financical aid.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
3,477 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.60% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.35 years to complete their degree at CSU. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,100 a year.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
3,720 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,969. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The 8.40% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#9

Lander University

Greenwood
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
3,226 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,083. Most students complete their degree in 4.42 years.

#10

Converse College

Spartanburg
17 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,455 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,400 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. An average student at Converse will pay a net price of $18,841.

Early Childhood Education Careers in SC

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Preschool Teachers 12% $23,130
Kindergarten Teachers 10% $51,480

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
Elementary Education 498
Secondary Education 178
Middle School Education & Teaching 116
Teacher Development & Methodology 86
Teacher Education 59
Montessori Teacher Education 13
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 11

View all majors related to Early Childhood Education

View Nationwide Early Childhood Education Report

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