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Early Childhood Education Schools in South Carolina

There are 27 South Carolina schools offering early childhood education programs. 708 students graduated from programs at South Carolina early childhood education schools in 2010. 598 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 108 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 679 students graduate from early childhood education programs in this state every year. This accounts for 3% of early childhood education students who US schools graduate. Specifically, one student graduated with an early childhood education degree at the associate's level, 598 with a bachelor's level degree, 108 with a degree at the master's level, and one with a doctorate level degree.

27 early childhood education schools are located in this state. And of these, while 16 schools are private, 11 schools are public. While tuition at a private early childhood education school varies from $10,290 to $38,088, tuition at a public early childhood education school varies from $8,020 to $12,176.

Average tuition for early childhood education programs is $15,805. While the lowest tuition in this southern state, which is $8,020 per year, is at the University of South Carolina-Beaufort, the highest tuition for early childhood education programs, which is $38,088 each year, is at Furman University.

Early childhood education schools in this state offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in South Carolina 2006 - 2010

On average, 679 students graduate from early childhood education programs in this state every year. This accounts for 3% of early childhood education students who US schools graduate. Specifically, one student graduated with an early childhood education degree at the associate's level, 598 with a bachelor's level degree, 108 with a degree at the master's level, and one with a doctorate level degree.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions in South Carolina 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 1
  • Associate 2009: 4
  • Associate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 533
  • Bachelor 2007: 491
  • Bachelor 2008: 572
  • Bachelor 2009: 574
  • Bachelor 2010: 598
  • Master 2006: 102
  • Master 2007: 108
  • Master 2008: 78
  • Master 2009: 64
  • Master 2010: 108
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 1
  • Doctorate 2008: 0
  • Doctorate 2009: 3
  • Doctorate 2010: 1

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in South Carolina

Schools in this state offer a total of 39 early childhood education programs. Of these programs, around 66% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in South Carolina

  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 26
  • Master: 10
  • Doctorate: 1

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16150
  • 25th Percentile: 17960
  • Median: 21970
  • 75th Percentile: 31680
  • 90th Percentile: 47900

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15550
  • 25th Percentile: 16190
  • Median: 17920
  • 75th Percentile: 20250
  • 90th Percentile: 23910

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31200
  • 25th Percentile: 38500
  • Median: 48910
  • 75th Percentile: 59180
  • 90th Percentile: 73490

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 32430
  • 25th Percentile: 37410
  • Median: 45980
  • 75th Percentile: 56170
  • 90th Percentile: 64790

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18830
  • Median Salary 2007: 20370
  • Median Salary 2008: 20330
  • Median Salary 2009: 21460
  • Median Salary 2010: 21970
  • Total Employed 2006: 3340
  • Total Employed 2007: 2840
  • Total Employed 2008: 3010
  • Total Employed 2009: 2650
  • Total Employed 2010: 2900

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 15230
  • Median Salary 2007: 15700
  • Median Salary 2008: 16150
  • Median Salary 2009: 16980
  • Median Salary 2010: 17920
  • Total Employed 2006: 7920
  • Total Employed 2007: 9240
  • Total Employed 2008: 8720
  • Total Employed 2009: 9300
  • Total Employed 2010: 8600

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40280
  • Median Salary 2007: 42630
  • Median Salary 2008: 44230
  • Median Salary 2009: 45160
  • Median Salary 2010: 48910
  • Total Employed 2006: 2920
  • Total Employed 2007: 3030
  • Total Employed 2008: 3120
  • Total Employed 2009: 3030
  • Total Employed 2010: 2790

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43060
  • Median Salary 2007: 43380
  • Median Salary 2008: 43480
  • Median Salary 2009: 44270
  • Median Salary 2010: 45980
  • Total Employed 2006: 1910
  • Total Employed 2007: 2420
  • Total Employed 2008: 2550
  • Total Employed 2009: 2660
  • Total Employed 2010: 2490

South Carolina vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

South Carolina vs National Early Childhood Education Employment

  • Employed in South Carolina: 1.215% (16780)

Early Childhood Education Schools in South Carolina

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1. The University of South Carolina - Aiken

471 University Pkwy
Aiken, SC 29801
(803) 648-6851

The University of South Carolina-Aiken is located in the suburbs of Aiken, South Carolina and it offers one program in early childhood education. This small school is one of 34 public post-secondary institutions in South Carolina.

2. Southern Wesleyan University

907 Wesleyan Drive
Central, SC 29630-1020
(864) 644-5000

Southern Wesleyan University is in Central, SC and SWU offers one program in early childhood education. This small school is a 4-year institution.

3. The University of South Carolina - Upstate

800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303-4999
(864) 503-5000

The University of South Carolina-Upstate is located in the suburbs of Spartanburg, South Carolina. It offers two programs in early childhood education. Out of those, this school offers students one bachelor's level early childhood education degree and one degree at the master's level in early childhood education. It is one of 34 public post-secondary institutions in South Carolina. This mid-sized school is the sixth largest institution in the state of South Carolina offering early childhood education.

4. Converse College

580 E Main St
Spartanburg, SC 29302-0006
(864) 596-9000

Converse College, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Spartanburg, SC. This school offers two programs in early childhood education. Specifically, this liberal arts college offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in early childhood education and one master's level degree in early childhood education. Overall, 1,269 students seek degrees in 72 programs at Converse. This school is the fifth largest institution in the state of South Carolina offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

5. Coker College

300 E College Ave
Hartsville, SC 29550
(843) 383-8000

Coker College is located in town of Hartsville, South Carolina and Coker offers one program in early childhood education. Coker is one of 18 liberal arts colleges in South Carolina.

6. Francis Marion University

4822 East Palmetto Street
Florence, SC 29506
(843) 661-1362

Francis Marion University, which is just a few miles from Florence, is located in a rural area. This school offers two early childhood education programs. More specifically, Francis Marion offers students one early childhood education degree at the bachelor's level and one master's level degree in early childhood education. 4,032 students pursue degrees in 36 Francis Marion programs, overall.

7. Presbyterian College

503 South Broad Street
Clinton, SC 29325
(864) 833-2820

Presbyterian College is located in town of Clinton, South Carolina and this school offers one program in early childhood education. 1,266 students seek degrees in 34 programs at PC, overall.

8. Clinton Junior College

1029 Crawford Rd
Rock Hill, SC 29730
(803) 327-7402

Clinton Junior College, which is 1.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Rock Hill, SC and it offers one early childhood education program. Overall, 143 students seek degrees in five Clinton Junior College programs. It is the second oldest institution in the state of South Carolina offering early childhood education programs.

9. The Erskine College and Seminary

2 Washington St
Due West, SC 29639
(864) 379-2131

The Erskine College and Seminary is in Due West, South Carolina, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and Erskine offers one program in early childhood education. It is one of 18 liberal arts colleges in South Carolina.

10. Columbia College

1301 Columbia College Dr
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 786-3012

Columbia College offers one program in early childhood education and it is 3.1 miles from the center of the city. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution.

11. The University of South Carolina - Beaufort

1 University Boulevard
Bluffton, SC 29909
(843) 208-8000

The University of South Carolina-Beaufort offers one program in early childhood education and USC Beafort, which is several miles from Bluffton, is located in a rural setting. USC Beafort is a public 4-year institution.

12. Morris College

100 West College Street
Sumter, SC 29150-3599
(803) 934-3200

Morris College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Sumter, SC and it offers one early childhood education program. Morris is a historically black 4-year institution.

13. Newberry College

2100 College St
Newberry, SC 29108
(803) 276-5010

Newberry College offers one program in early childhood education. Newberry is one of 18 liberal arts colleges in South Carolina. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of South Carolina offering programs in early childhood education.

14. Anderson University

316 Boulevard
Anderson, SC 29621-4035
(864) 231-2000

Anderson University offers one early childhood education program and it is near the heart of downtown. 2,512 students seek degrees in 42 Anderson programs, overall.

15. Charleston Southern University

9200 University Blvd
Charleston, SC 29410-8087
(843) 863-7000

Charleston Southern University offers one early childhood education program.

16. Coastal Carolina University

108 James P. Blanton Circle
Conway, SC 29526
(843) 347-3161

Coastal Carolina University, which is near the center of the city, is in Conway, SC. It offers two early childhood education programs. Specifically, Coastal offers one degree at the bachelor's level in early childhood education to students and one master's level early childhood education degree. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

17. Claflin University

400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115-4498
(803) 535-5000

Claflin University is in Orangeburg, SC and it offers one early childhood education program. This small school is one of 18 liberal arts colleges in South Carolina.

18. South Carolina State University

300 College St NE
Orangeburg, SC 29117-0001
(803) 536-7000

South Carolina State University is in town of Orangeburg, South Carolina. SCSU offers two programs in early childhood education. Out of those, SC State offers one degree at the bachelor's level in early childhood education to students and one master's level degree in early childhood education. SCSU is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution.

19. Benedict College

1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204-1086
(803) 256-4220

Benedict College, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Columbia, SC. Benedict offers two programs in early childhood education. It offers two degrees at the bachelor's level in early childhood education to students. Overall, 3,137 students pursue degrees in 47 Benedict programs. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of South Carolina offering programs in early childhood education.

20. The University of South Carolina - Columbia

University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 777-7000

The University of South Carolina-Columbia is 0.5 miles from the center of the city. It offers three programs in early childhood education. Out of those, this university offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in early childhood education, one master's level degree in early childhood education, and one early childhood education degree at the doctorate level. USC is a public, 4-year, research institution. SC is the third oldest institution in the state of South Carolina offering early childhood education programs.

21. Winthrop University

119 Tillman Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733
(803) 323-2211

Winthrop University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Rock Hill, SC. It offers two programs in early childhood education. Specifically, this school offers one bachelor's level early childhood education degree to students and one early childhood education degree at the master's level. Winthrop is a public 4-year institution. It is the tenth biggest institution in the state of South Carolina offering early childhood education in terms of programs.

22. Furman University

3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC 29613-6162
(864) 294-2000

Furman University offers one early childhood education program and it is in the suburbs of Greenville, South Carolina. This liberal arts college is one of 18 liberal arts colleges in South Carolina. Furman is the third oldest institution in the state of South Carolina offering programs in early childhood education.

23. The College of Charleston

66 George St
Charleston, SC 29424-0001
(843) 953-5500

The College of Charleston is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown. C of C offers two programs in early childhood education. Out of those, this big school offers students one bachelor's level early childhood education degree and one degree at the master's level in early childhood education. It is a public 4-year institution. This school is the oldest institution in the state of South Carolina offering programs in early childhood education.

24. Lander University

320 Stanley Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29649-2099
(864) 388-8000

Lander University is located in town of Greenwood, South Carolina and it offers one early childhood education program. This public school is one of 34 public post-secondary institutions in South Carolina.

25. Bob Jones University

1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard
Greenville, SC 29614-0001
(864) 242-5100

Bob Jones University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Greenville, SC and it offers one program in early childhood education.

26. North Greenville University

7801 N. Tigerville Road
Tigerville, SC 29688-1892
(864) 977-7000

North Greenville University is in Tigerville, South Carolina, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in early childhood education. Of those, students are offered one degree at the associate's level in early childhood education by this liberal arts college and one bachelor's level degree in early childhood education. Overall, 2,312 students seek degrees in 37 NGU programs.

27. Clemson University

201 Sikes Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
(864) 656-4636

Clemson University offers two programs in early childhood education. Out of those, Clemson offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in early childhood education and one master's level early childhood education degree. Overall, 19,453 students seek degrees in 200 programs at this university. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of South Carolina.

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