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Early Childhood Education Schools in Kansas

There are five schools in the state of Kansas offering early childhood education programs. 30 students graduated from programs at Kansas early childhood education schools in 2010. 16 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and nine students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 35 students graduate from programs in this state in early childhood education every year. Out of those, nine students graduated with a degree in early childhood education at the associate's level, 16 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and five with a degree at the master's level.

Five early childhood education schools are located in this state. Out of these, two schools are private, while three schools are public. Tuition at a private early childhood education school is $20,656, while tuition at a public early childhood education school varies from $4,636 to $8,733.

Average tuition for programs in early childhood education is $10,117. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,636 every year, is at Emporia State University, while the highest tuition for early childhood education programs, which is $20,656 every year, is at Southwestern College.

Schools in this state offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

On average, 35 students graduate from programs in this state in early childhood education every year. Out of those, nine students graduated with a degree in early childhood education at the associate's level, 16 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and five with a degree at the master's level.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 4
  • Associate 2007: 5
  • Associate 2008: 3
  • Associate 2009: 7
  • Associate 2010: 9
  • Bachelor 2006: 4
  • Bachelor 2007: 8
  • Bachelor 2008: 16
  • Bachelor 2009: 13
  • Bachelor 2010: 16
  • Master 2006: 9
  • Master 2007: 13
  • Master 2008: 21
  • Master 2009: 10
  • Master 2010: 5

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Kansas

Kansas schools offer a total of six early childhood education programs. Of these programs, around 50% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Kansas

  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 1

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17070
  • 25th Percentile: 19280
  • Median: 27830
  • 75th Percentile: 41450
  • 90th Percentile: 50900

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15780
  • 25th Percentile: 16760
  • Median: 18440
  • 75th Percentile: 21020
  • 90th Percentile: 24980

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33230
  • 25th Percentile: 37990
  • Median: 44270
  • 75th Percentile: 51900
  • 90th Percentile: 60780

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 34440
  • 25th Percentile: 39850
  • Median: 46210
  • 75th Percentile: 54510
  • 90th Percentile: 63410

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22710
  • Median Salary 2007: 22010
  • Median Salary 2008: 21890
  • Median Salary 2009: 24110
  • Median Salary 2010: 27830
  • Total Employed 2006: 1980
  • Total Employed 2007: 2140
  • Total Employed 2008: 2460
  • Total Employed 2009: 2390
  • Total Employed 2010: 2050

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 16510
  • Median Salary 2007: 16870
  • Median Salary 2008: 17980
  • Median Salary 2009: 18370
  • Median Salary 2010: 18440
  • Total Employed 2006: 5930
  • Total Employed 2007: 5620
  • Total Employed 2008: 5430
  • Total Employed 2009: 5300
  • Total Employed 2010: 5470

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38190
  • Median Salary 2007: 39470
  • Median Salary 2008: 42510
  • Median Salary 2009: 43210
  • Median Salary 2010: 44270
  • Total Employed 2006: 1260
  • Total Employed 2007: 1330
  • Total Employed 2008: 1530
  • Total Employed 2009: 1660
  • Total Employed 2010: 1770

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38890
  • Median Salary 2007: 40270
  • Median Salary 2008: 43450
  • Median Salary 2009: 44910
  • Median Salary 2010: 46210
  • Total Employed 2006: 2220
  • Total Employed 2007: 2270
  • Total Employed 2008: 2320
  • Total Employed 2009: 2420
  • Total Employed 2010: 2380

Kansas vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

Kansas vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

  • Employed in Kansas: 0.845% (11670)

Early Childhood Education Schools in Kansas

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1. Neosho County Community College

800 W 14th St
Chanute, KS 66720
(620) 431-2820x217

Neosho County Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1936. This college is located in town of Chanute, Kansas. It offers subjects including advanced nursing and marketing. It offers 14 certificates and 17 associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 2,317 students sought degrees from the 25 programs at this college. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

2. Emporia State University

1200 Commercial
Emporia, KS 66801-5087
(620) 341-1200

Emporia State University offers one program in early childhood education. Overall, 6,262 students seek degrees in 69 programs at ESU. This public school ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Kansas.

3. Hesston College

301 South Main
Hesston, KS 67062-2093
(620) 327-4221

Hesston College offers one program in early childhood education. Overall, 448 students pursue degrees in nine Hesston College programs. In terms of programs, this college is the biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering early childhood education.

4. Labette Community College

200 S 14th
Parsons, KS 67357-4201
(620) 421-6700

Labette Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1923. It is in Parsons, KS. It offers subjects such as music production and law enforcement. This community college offers students 12 certificates and 37 associates level degrees. 1,915 students pursued degrees from the 42 programs at this college in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this college. This college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

5. Southwestern College

100 College Street
Winfield, KS 67156-6224
(620) 229-6000

Southwestern College offers one program in early childhood education and it is in town of Winfield, Kansas. 1,791 students pursue degrees in 86 programs at this school, overall. This very small school is the third oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering early childhood education programs.

6. The University of Kansas

The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-2700

The University of Kansas offers one program in early childhood education and KU, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Lawrence, KS. KU is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Kansas. In terms of enrollment, KU ranks first in the state of Kansas.

7. Washburn University

1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621-0001
(785) 670-1010

Washburn University, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Topeka, KS. WU offers two programs in early childhood education. More specifically, this school offers students one early childhood education degree at the associate's level and one degree at the bachelor's level in early childhood education. 7,230 students pursue degrees in 110 programs at WU, overall. In terms of enrollment, Washburn ranks second in the state of Kansas.