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Early Childhood Education Schools in Virginia

In 2018-2019, 348 students earned their Child development degrees in VA.

In this state, Early Childhood Education is the 9th most popular major out of a total 57 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 197
Associate’s Degree 108
Master’s Degree 43

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Black or African American: 18.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.7%
  • White: 45.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 29.0%
Early Childhood Education Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Virginia

14,020 people in the state and 555,680 in the nation are employed in jobs related to child development.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Virginia

Child development grads earn an average of $37,880 in the state and $34,410 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Virginia that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

#1

Liberty University

Lynchburg
315 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
79,152 Total Students

39% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.49 years. Graduates earn an average $32,100 after graduation.

#2

Regent University

Virginia Beach
18 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
9,889 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $31,400 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 42 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $18,403.

#3

Bluefield College

Bluefield
9 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
1,156 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.60%. 100% of students get financical aid. 31% of the teachers are full time.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
358 Total Students

48% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate is 7.60% which is lower than average. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $10,251.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
529 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Bryant & Stratton College - Virginia Beach grads earn an average salary of $21,200.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
4,321 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $33,900 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

Early Childhood Education Careers in VA

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Kindergarten Teachers 12% $60,540
Preschool Teachers 8% $30,680

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Elementary Education 667
Teacher Development & Methodology 234
Secondary Education 154
Teacher Education 50
Middle School Education & Teaching 48
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 48
Adult & Continuing Education 33

View all majors related to Early Childhood Education

View Nationwide Early Childhood Education Report

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