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Early Childhood Education Schools in Utah

In 2018-2019, 154 students earned their Child development degrees in UT.

In terms of popularity, Early Childhood Education is the 13th most popular major in the state out of a total 56 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in Utah

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 103
Bachelor’s Degree 48
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 3
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 3

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in UT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 1.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.4%
  • White: 86.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 3.2%
Early Childhood Education Majors in UT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Utah

There are 2,230 people in the state and 555,680 people in the nation working in child development jobs.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. UT

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Utah

In this state, child development grads earn an average of $29,700. Nationwide, they make an average of $34,410.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Utah that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
39,931 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.90% which is lower than average. 75% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.84 years to complete their degree at UVU.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
27,932 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.68 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $13,150. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
34,499 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $41,100 after graduation. This private institution charges an average net price of $13,181. The 1.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#4

Dixie State University

Saint George
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
9,950 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 35%. Most students complete their degree in 4.70 years.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
28,247 Total Students

The average student takes 4.83 years to complete their degree at WSU. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
121,437 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 41 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,300 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 77% are considered full time.

#7

University of Utah

Salt Lake City
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
33,023 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 94% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $40,800 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,364.

#7

Westminster College Utah

Salt Lake City
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,477 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.40 years to graduate. 100% of the teachers are full time. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#7

Snow College

Ephraim
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,514 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Graduates earn an average $25,300 after graduation.

Early Childhood Education Careers in UT

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title UT Job Growth UT Median Salary
Preschool Teachers 39% $28,200
Kindergarten Teachers 26% $46,990

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

Major Annual Graduates in UT
Elementary Education 2,475
Teacher Education 67
Secondary Education 40
Teacher Development & Methodology 21
Montessori Teacher Education 3

View all majors related to Early Childhood Education

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