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Early Childhood Education Schools in Tennessee

258 students earned Child development degrees in Tennessee in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Early Childhood Education is the 7th most popular major out of a total 66 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in Tennessee

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 222
Master’s Degree 28
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Black or African American: 8.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.6%
  • White: 79.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.5%
  • Other Races: 5.8%
Early Childhood Education Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Tennessee

In this state, there are 9,620 people employed in jobs related to a child development degree, compared to 555,680 nationwide.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Tennessee

A typical salary for a child development grad in the state is $32,630, compared to a typical salary of $34,410 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 18 colleges in Tennessee that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

121 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
11,651 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,213. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.10%.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
21,721 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,200 a year. It takes the average student 4.71 years to graduate. 77% of the teachers are full time.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,191 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 9.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The average student takes 4.65 years to complete their degree at ETSU.

#4

Milligan College

Milligan College
21 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
1,310 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.20 years.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
10,140 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $16,321. The student loan default rate is 5.00% which is lower than average. 98% of students get financical aid.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
2,117 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.80% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#7

Lee University

Cleveland
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
5,189 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,200 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.38 years.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
1,968 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $33,100 after graduation.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
1,141 Total Students

The average student takes 4.30 years to complete their degree at TWU. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

#10

Carson - Newman University

Jefferson City
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
2,725 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $18,906.

#10

Welch College

Gallatin
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
426 Total Students

The average student takes 4.36 years to complete their degree at Welch. The student loan default rate is 5.00% which is lower than average. 49% of the teachers are full time.

Early Childhood Education Careers in TN

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Preschool Teachers 9% $28,040
Kindergarten Teachers 9% $48,410

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Elementary Education 482
Teacher Education 449
Secondary Education 184
Teacher Development & Methodology 183
Middle School Education & Teaching 111

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