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Early Childhood Education Schools in Columbus, Indiana

There are six schools near Columbus, IN offering early childhood education programs. In 2010, 110 students graduated from programs at Columbus early childhood education schools. 53 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 53 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

99 students graduate from early childhood education programs in this city, on average, each year. This accounts for close to 31% of students who Indiana schools graduate from early childhood education programs. Of those, four students graduated with early childhood education certificates, 53 with a degree at the associate's level, and 53 with a bachelor's level degree.

Six early childhood education schools are located in Columbus. And out of these, while five schools are public, one school is private. While private early childhood education school tuition is $30,558, public early childhood education school tuition is $9,028.

Average tuition for early childhood education programs is $15,609. While the lowest tuition in Columbus, which is $9,028 every year, is at Indiana University-Bloomington, the highest tuition for programs in early childhood education, which is $30,558 per year, is at Butler University.

Columbus schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees in early childhood education. No undergraduate level early childhood education students pursued masters level degrees.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Columbus, Indiana

99 students graduate from early childhood education programs in this city, on average, each year. This accounts for close to 31% of students who Indiana schools graduate from early childhood education programs. Of those, four students graduated with early childhood education certificates, 53 with a degree at the associate's level, and 53 with a bachelor's level degree.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Columbus, Indiana

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 11
  • Certificate 2008: 7
  • Certificate 2009: 13
  • Certificate 2010: 4
  • Associate 2006: 50
  • Associate 2007: 65
  • Associate 2008: 66
  • Associate 2009: 69
  • Associate 2010: 53
  • Bachelor 2006: 25
  • Bachelor 2007: 14
  • Bachelor 2008: 16
  • Bachelor 2009: 57
  • Bachelor 2010: 53

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Columbus, Indiana

Columbus schools offer a total of nine early childhood education programs. Of these programs, around 44.4% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Columbus, Indiana

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 2

Career Trends

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16410
  • 25th Percentile: 18100
  • Median: 22240
  • 75th Percentile: 28460
  • 90th Percentile: 36450

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15710
  • 25th Percentile: 16540
  • Median: 17900
  • 75th Percentile: 19250
  • 90th Percentile: 22450

Career Trends

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21085
  • Median Salary 2007: 21505
  • Median Salary 2008: 22195
  • Median Salary 2009: 22820
  • Median Salary 2010: 22240
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 85
  • Total Employed 2008: 85
  • Total Employed 2009: 85
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 16590
  • Median Salary 2007: 15760
  • Median Salary 2008: 16030
  • Median Salary 2009: 16460
  • Median Salary 2010: 17900
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Columbus vs Indiana Early Childhood Education Employment

Columbus vs Indiana Early Childhood Education Employment

  • Employed in Columbus: 0.781% (180)

Early Childhood Education Schools in Columbus, Indiana

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1. Ivy Tech Community College - Columbus

4475 Central Ave
Columbus, IN 47203-1868
(812) 372-9925

Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus, which is just 27.4 miles from neighboring Greenwood, is within commuting distance of central Columbus and it is one of several campuses. This community college offers two early childhood education programs. More specifically, this college offers students one certificate in early childhood education and one associate's level early childhood education degree. It is a public 2-year institution and it is the only institution in Columbus, IN offering early childhood education.