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Early Childhood Education Schools in Iowa

There are six schools in the state of Iowa offering early childhood education programs. 127 students graduated from programs at Iowa early childhood education schools in 2010. 105 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 17 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

109 students graduate from programs in this state in early childhood education, on average, per year. More specifically, five students graduated with certificates in early childhood education, 105 with a bachelor's level degree, and 17 with a master's level degree.

Six early childhood education schools are located in this midwestern state. Of these, while three schools are private, three schools are public. Tuition at a private early childhood education school varies from $20,292 to $23,910, while public early childhood education school tuition varies from $6,997 to $7,008.

Average tuition for programs in early childhood education is $13,119. The lowest tuition in Iowa, which is $6,997 each year, is at Iowa State University, while the highest tuition for early childhood education programs, which is $23,910 every year, is at Saint Ambrose University.

Iowa schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for early childhood education students.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

109 students graduate from programs in this state in early childhood education, on average, per year. More specifically, five students graduated with certificates in early childhood education, 105 with a bachelor's level degree, and 17 with a master's level degree.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 6
  • Certificate 2009: 2
  • Certificate 2010: 5
  • Bachelor 2006: 94
  • Bachelor 2007: 86
  • Bachelor 2008: 85
  • Bachelor 2009: 88
  • Bachelor 2010: 105
  • Master 2006: 1
  • Master 2007: 18
  • Master 2008: 0
  • Master 2009: 1
  • Master 2010: 17

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Iowa

Iowa schools offer a total of nine programs in early childhood education. Of these programs, around 55.6% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level.

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 3
  • Bachelor: 5
  • Master: 1

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16360
  • 25th Percentile: 18400
  • Median: 23210
  • 75th Percentile: 32660
  • 90th Percentile: 45790

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15800
  • 25th Percentile: 16360
  • Median: 18060
  • 75th Percentile: 20570
  • 90th Percentile: 25070

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27510
  • 25th Percentile: 32690
  • Median: 41110
  • 75th Percentile: 50370
  • 90th Percentile: 60170

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29650
  • 25th Percentile: 35120
  • Median: 42940
  • 75th Percentile: 52460
  • 90th Percentile: 61010

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18910
  • Median Salary 2007: 19770
  • Median Salary 2008: 20860
  • Median Salary 2009: 21870
  • Median Salary 2010: 23210
  • Total Employed 2006: 3430
  • Total Employed 2007: 3660
  • Total Employed 2008: 3800
  • Total Employed 2009: 3530
  • Total Employed 2010: 3220

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 15300
  • Median Salary 2007: 15920
  • Median Salary 2008: 16860
  • Median Salary 2009: 17780
  • Median Salary 2010: 18060
  • Total Employed 2006: 8380
  • Total Employed 2007: 7800
  • Total Employed 2008: 8060
  • Total Employed 2009: 8400
  • Total Employed 2010: 9400

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36070
  • Median Salary 2007: 37400
  • Median Salary 2008: 38200
  • Median Salary 2009: 39800
  • Median Salary 2010: 41110
  • Total Employed 2006: 1470
  • Total Employed 2007: 1330
  • Total Employed 2008: 1380
  • Total Employed 2009: 1380
  • Total Employed 2010: 1350

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37180
  • Median Salary 2007: 42280
  • Median Salary 2008: 40460
  • Median Salary 2009: 42560
  • Median Salary 2010: 42940
  • Total Employed 2006: 2470
  • Total Employed 2007: 3040
  • Total Employed 2008: 2790
  • Total Employed 2009: 2640
  • Total Employed 2010: 2410

Iowa vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

Iowa vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 1.186% (16380)

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1. North Iowa Area Community College

500 College Dr
Mason City, IA 50401
(641) 423-1264

North Iowa Area Community College offers one program in early childhood education and this college, which is very close to Mason City, Iowa, is located in a rural setting. Overall, 3,744 students pursue degrees in 55 North Iowa Area Community College programs. It is the second largest institution in the state of Iowa offering early childhood education.

2. Grand View University

1200 Grandview Ave
Des Moines, IA 50316
(515) 263-2800

Grand View University, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Des Moines, IA and it offers one program in early childhood education. This small school is a 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this liberal arts college ranks fourth in the state of Iowa.

3. Iowa Wesleyan College

601 N Main Street
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
(319) 385-8021

Iowa Wesleyan College is located in town of Mount Pleasant, Iowa and IWC offers one program in early childhood education. It is a 4-year institution. IWC is the third biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

4. Saint Ambrose University

518 W Locust St
Davenport, IA 52803-2898
(563) 333-6000

Saint Ambrose University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Davenport, IA. It offers two programs in early childhood education. Specifically, students are offered one early childhood education certificate by it and one early childhood education degree at the bachelor's level. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering early childhood education.

5. Iowa State University

3410 Beardshear Hall
Ames, IA 50011-2030
(515) 294-5836

Iowa State University offers one early childhood education program and this university, which is near the center of the city, is located in Ames, IA. ISU is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Iowa. Iowa State is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering early childhood education programs.

6. The University of Northern Iowa

1222 W 27th St
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0005
(319) 273-2311

The University of Northern Iowa offers two early childhood education programs. More specifically, UNI offers students one bachelor's level degree in early childhood education and one master's level early childhood education degree. UNI, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Cedar Falls, IA. This university is one of 4 research universities in Iowa. This large university is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in early childhood education.

7. Loras College

1450 Alta Vista
Dubuque, IA 52004-0178
(563) 588-7100

Loras College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1839. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Dubuque, IA. It is the oldest institution in the state of Iowa. It offers subjects such as teaching and computer science. This school offers students one associates level degree, 43 degrees at the bachelors level, and ten masters level degrees. In 2010, 1,562 students pursued degrees from the 51 programs at Loras. This liberal arts college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. Loras is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa.

8. The University of Iowa

101 Jessup Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242-1316
(319) 335-3500

Founded in 1847, the University of Iowa is a public, 4-year, research institution. Iowa is in the center of Iowa City. It is the the fifth oldest and the third largest institution in the state of Iowa. Students are offered 100 certificates, 86 degrees at the bachelors level, 108 masters level degrees, and 119 degrees at the doctoral level by this research university. 29,518 students sought degrees from the 200 programs at this university in 2010. Iowa offers subjects such as nutrition, information technology, and electrical engineering. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This university is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Iowa.