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Early Childhood Education Schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

There are 17 schools located around Philadelphia, PA offering early childhood education programs. 337 students graduated with degrees from Philadelphia early childhood education schools in 2010. 193 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 93 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

288 students graduate from early childhood education programs in Philadelphia, on average, per year. This accounts for 32% of students who schools in the state of Pennsylvania graduate from early childhood education programs. Out of those, eight students graduated with early childhood education certificates, 93 with an associate's level degree, 193 with a bachelor's level degree, and 43 with a master's level degree.

17 early childhood education schools are in Philadelphia. Out of these, eight schools are private, while nine schools are public. Tuition at a public early childhood education school varies from $7,680 to $13,293, while tuition at a private early childhood education school varies from $9,290 to $32,740.

Average tuition for programs in early childhood education is $19,164. While the lowest tuition in Philadelphia, which is $7,680 every year, is at the Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, the highest tuition for programs in early childhood education, which is $32,740 every year, is at Albright College.

Philadelphia early childhood education schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

288 students graduate from early childhood education programs in Philadelphia, on average, per year. This accounts for 32% of students who schools in the state of Pennsylvania graduate from early childhood education programs. Out of those, eight students graduated with early childhood education certificates, 93 with an associate's level degree, 193 with a bachelor's level degree, and 43 with a master's level degree.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate 2006: 24
  • Certificate 2007: 10
  • Certificate 2008: 10
  • Certificate 2009: 13
  • Certificate 2010: 8
  • Associate 2006: 58
  • Associate 2007: 71
  • Associate 2008: 65
  • Associate 2009: 77
  • Associate 2010: 93
  • Bachelor 2006: 114
  • Bachelor 2007: 142
  • Bachelor 2008: 156
  • Bachelor 2009: 191
  • Bachelor 2010: 193
  • Master 2006: 2
  • Master 2007: 8
  • Master 2008: 8
  • Master 2009: 25
  • Master 2010: 43

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia schools offer a total of 28 early childhood education programs. Of these programs, approximately 39.3% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 9
  • Bachelor: 11
  • Master: 4

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18160
  • 25th Percentile: 21360
  • Median: 25370
  • 75th Percentile: 30320
  • 90th Percentile: 37350

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16280
  • 25th Percentile: 17600
  • Median: 19780
  • 75th Percentile: 23280
  • 90th Percentile: 28030

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30710
  • 25th Percentile: 38130
  • Median: 46840
  • 75th Percentile: 64960
  • 90th Percentile: 83550

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 38690
  • 25th Percentile: 45180
  • Median: 55980
  • 75th Percentile: 71650
  • 90th Percentile: 86800

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22450
  • Median Salary 2007: 23180
  • Median Salary 2008: 24560
  • Median Salary 2009: 25210
  • Median Salary 2010: 25370
  • Total Employed 2006: 5410
  • Total Employed 2007: 6220
  • Total Employed 2008: 5370
  • Total Employed 2009: 4510
  • Total Employed 2010: 4690

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18680
  • Median Salary 2007: 18880
  • Median Salary 2008: 19080
  • Median Salary 2009: 19060
  • Median Salary 2010: 19780
  • Total Employed 2006: 10290
  • Total Employed 2007: 9730
  • Total Employed 2008: 11440
  • Total Employed 2009: 11630
  • Total Employed 2010: 11750

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46390
  • Median Salary 2007: 46110
  • Median Salary 2008: 45830
  • Median Salary 2009: 42290
  • Median Salary 2010: 46840
  • Total Employed 2006: 2540
  • Total Employed 2007: 2530
  • Total Employed 2008: 2490
  • Total Employed 2009: 1880
  • Total Employed 2010: 1760

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54530
  • Median Salary 2007: 56870
  • Median Salary 2008: 55600
  • Median Salary 2009: 55400
  • Median Salary 2010: 55980
  • Total Employed 2006: 4450
  • Total Employed 2007: 4510
  • Total Employed 2008: 4310
  • Total Employed 2009: 3470
  • Total Employed 2010: 3310

Philadelphia vs Pennsylvania Early Childhood Education Employment

Philadelphia vs Pennsylvania Early Childhood Education Employment

  • Employed in Philadelphia: 35.571% (21510)

Early Childhood Education Schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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1. Chestnut Hill College

9601 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118-2693
(215) 248-7000

Chestnut Hill College offers two programs in early childhood education. More specifically, students are offered one early childhood education degree at the bachelor's level by it and one degree at the master's level in early childhood education. Chestnut Hill, which is just 40.8 miles from Reading, is just a short commute away from within Philadelphia. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution and it is one out of three institutions in Philadelphia, PA offering early childhood education.

2. Temple University

1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096
(215) 204-7000

Founded in 1884, Temple University is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university, which is 2.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Philadelphia, PA. It is the third largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania. Temple offers subjects such as public relations and technology. Students are offered 11 certificates, two degrees at the associates level, 124 degrees at the bachelors level, 120 degrees at the masters level, and 66 doctoral level degrees by it. In 2010, 37,367 students sought degrees from the 191 programs at Temple. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits it. It is one of 9 institutions with a medical school in Pennsylvania.

3. Holy Family University

9801 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19114-2009
(215) 637-7700

Holy Family University, which is 49.2 miles from neighboring Perth Amboy, is located just a short commute away from within Philadelphia. This school offers two programs in early childhood education. Of those, Holy Family offers one bachelor's level degree in early childhood education to students and one master's level degree in early childhood education. It is a 4-year institution and HF is one out of three institutions in Philadelphia, PA offering early childhood education.