Early Childhood Education in Texas

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Schools Offering Early Childhood Education Programs in Texas


Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of Texas receive early childhood education degrees every year. Thus, Texas' 76 early childhood education schools put out approximately 1,666 early childhood education professionals each year.

Top Schools

Texas Christian University, which is located in Fort Worth, is the top-ranked school in Texas that has a early childhood education program. It received a ranking of 28th in the country in 2010. 52 students graduated with a degree in early childhood education from Texas Christian University in 2010. Texas Christian University charged in-state students $30,090 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Texas with a early childhood education program is Texas Tech University, which is located in Lubbock. In 2010, it was ranked 28th nationwide. In 2010, 89 students graduated from Texas Tech University early childhood education program. Texas Tech University charged in-state students $6,970 in tuition fees per year.

Texas State University-San Marcos, which was ranked 28th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Texas that has a early childhood education program. It is located in San Marcos. 0 students graduated with degree in early childhood education from Texas State University-San Marcos in 2010. Texas State University-San Marcos charged in-state students $6,458 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Texas early childhood education school, average tuition will be $5,824 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,007 per year to $30,090 per year. The Texas early childhood education schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Texas Christian University - located in Fort Worth, students are charged $30,090 per year
  2. Baylor University - located in Waco, students are charged $29,884 per year
  3. Houston Baptist University - located in Houston, students are charged $23,180 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Texas early childhood education schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. College of the Mainland - located in Texas City, students are charged $1,007 per year
  2. Collin County Community College District - located in McKinney, students are charged $1,024 per year
  3. North Central Texas College - located in Gainesville, students are charged $1,104 per year

An early childhood education degree from a Texas school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs early childhood education graduates in Texas pursue include kindergarten teacher, elementary school teacher, and preschool director. If you decide to work as an early childhood education professional in Texas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 205,830 Texas early childhood education professional as of 2010. This number includes 25,130 preschool teachers, 14,210 kindergarten teachers, and 163,240 elementary school teachers. The Texas counties with the largest populations of early childhood education professional are:

  1. Austin County - 49,520 early childhood education professionals
  2. Collin County - 36,770 early childhood education professionals
  3. Johnson County - 18,120 early childhood education professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of early childhood education professionals in Texas will grow by 31%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 289,570 early childhood education professionals working in Texas. The greatest growth for early childhood education professional is predicted to be amongst Elementary School Teachers, who are expected to increase by 38% by 2018.

Salary

early childhood education professionals in Texas earn $41,698 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Texas early childhood education professional earned as little as less than $15,470 per year or as much as more than $90,730 per year. Early childhood education professionals in the following Texas counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Irion County - $51,320 per year
  2. Hidalgo County - $47,250 per year
  3. Calhoun County - $44,837 per year

The Texas counties with the lowest average salary for early childhood education professionals are:

  1. Midland County - $25,840 per year
  2. Ector County - $26,410 per year
  3. Armstrong County - $34,637 per year

On average, the highest paid early childhood education professionals in Texas were:

  1. Elementary School Teacher - $51,090 per year
  2. Kindergarten Teacher - $48,430 per year
  3. Preschool Director - $38,210 per year

The early childhood education professionals with lowest average salaries in Texas were:

  1. Preschool Director - $38,210 per year
  2. Preschool Teacher - $29,060 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in early childhood education in Texas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as early childhood education or , take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education in Texas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education in Texas
  • Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education in Texas
  • Doctoral Degree in Early Childhood Education in Texas
  • Certificate in Early Childhood Education in Texas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,548 miles from location Houston Community College Houston TX 16.1985 n/a 54,942
6,553 miles from location Lone Star College System Spring TX 14.626 n/a 46,504
6,651 miles from location Tarrant County College District Fort Worth TX 13.2456 n/a 44,355
6,685 miles from location Austin Community College District Austin TX 12.3025 n/a 40,248
6,546 miles from location University of Houston Houston TX 32.0392 41% 37,000
6,638 miles from location University of North Texas Denton TX 34.4764 43% 35,003
6,700 miles from location Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos TX 68.5508 40% 30,803
6,907 miles from location Texas Tech University Lubbock TX 71.9834 41% 30,049
7,184 miles from location El Paso Community College El Paso TX 12.5365 n/a 28,168
6,639 miles from location The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington TX 27.8116 55% 28,085
6,532 miles from location San Jacinto Community College Pasadena TX 12.8421 n/a 27,011
6,737 miles from location South Texas College Mcallen TX 12.2411 n/a 26,338
6,619 miles from location Collin County Community College District McKinney TX 11.5039 n/a 24,872
6,736 miles from location San Antonio College San Antonio TX 9.68457 n/a 24,135
7,192 miles from location The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso TX 25.9553 47% 21,011
6,731 miles from location The University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg TX 56.8684 56% 18,337
6,616 miles from location Richland College Dallas TX 10.4096 n/a 18,201
6,608 miles from location Blinn College Brenham TX 12.7436 n/a 17,173
6,691 miles from location The University of Texas at Brownsville Brownsville TX 15.9461 n/a 17,151
6,644 miles from location Baylor University Waco TX 38.572 20% 14,614
6,637 miles from location Texas Woman's University Denton TX 59.8874 39% 13,338
6,499 miles from location Stephen F Austin State University Nacogdoches TX 57.9428 37% 12,845
6,678 miles from location Del Mar College Corpus Christi TX 11.9255 n/a 12,069
6,612 miles from location Eastfield College Mesquite TX 8.70719 n/a 11,944
6,622 miles from location Brookhaven College Dallas TX 9.46366 n/a 11,814
6,629 miles from location North Lake College Irving TX 8.42751 n/a 11,644
6,893 miles from location Amarillo College Amarillo TX 10.9218 n/a 11,289
6,533 miles from location Tyler Junior College Tyler TX 13.9338 n/a 11,045
6,734 miles from location St. Philip's College San Antonio TX 8.72207 n/a 11,008
6,673 miles from location Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi TX 20.8888 n/a 9,468
6,547 miles from location Texas Southern University Houston TX 40.0528 22% 9,394
6,808 miles from location Laredo Community College Laredo TX 16.3512 n/a 9,361
6,605 miles from location Navarro College Corsicana TX 14.4403 n/a 9,200
6,637 miles from location North Central Texas College Gainesville TX 6.99605 n/a 9,156
6,647 miles from location McLennan Community College Waco TX 12.8193 n/a 9,128
6,620 miles from location El Centro College Dallas TX 8.41391 n/a 9,072
6,567 miles from location Texas A & M University-Commerce Commerce TX 26.7013 46% 9,021
6,653 miles from location Texas Christian University Fort Worth TX 72.2184 26% 8,853
6,739 miles from location Palo Alto College San Antonio TX 9.11557 n/a 8,335
6,626 miles from location Mountain View College Dallas TX 9.11365 n/a 8,203
6,708 miles from location Texas A & M University-Kingsville Kingsville TX 53.2657 94% 8,194
6,531 miles from location University of Houston-Clear Lake Houston TX 1.77921 n/a 7,643
6,734 miles from location University of the Incarnate Word San Antonio TX 54.816 32% 6,756
6,592 miles from location Wharton County Junior College Wharton TX 16.0959 n/a 6,622
6,803 miles from location Texas A & M International University Laredo TX 23.8854 40% 6,419
6,509 miles from location Kilgore College Kilgore TX 15.7866 n/a 6,375
6,713 miles from location Midwestern State University Wichita Falls TX 54.2603 37% 6,341
6,933 miles from location Midland College Midland TX 17.4861 n/a 6,227
6,532 miles from location The University of Texas at Tyler Tyler TX 57.5552 57% 6,201
6,619 miles from location Cedar Valley College Lancaster TX 9.01299 n/a 5,886
6,812 miles from location Southwest Texas Junior College Uvalde TX 14.1379 n/a 5,767
6,660 miles from location Temple College Temple TX 8.53874 n/a 5,659
6,543 miles from location Paris Junior College Paris TX 13.1909 n/a 5,580
6,504 miles from location Angelina College Lufkin TX 14.5469 n/a 5,422
6,678 miles from location Weatherford College Weatherford TX 11.3384 n/a 5,384
6,541 miles from location Alvin Community College Alvin TX 10.3642 n/a 5,240
6,951 miles from location Odessa College Odessa TX 14.3534 n/a 5,132
6,460 miles from location Texarkana College Texarkana TX 13.8651 n/a 5,018
6,606 miles from location Grayson County College Denison TX 16.3434 n/a 4,856
6,697 miles from location Coastal Bend College Beeville TX 12.7344 n/a 4,196
6,648 miles from location Victoria College Victoria TX 13.5791 n/a 4,054
6,894 miles from location Howard College Big Spring TX 15.8753 n/a 3,984
6,526 miles from location College of the Mainland Texas City TX 8.31197 n/a 3,916
6,552 miles from location Brazosport College Lake Jackson TX 13.0717 n/a 3,908
6,947 miles from location The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Odessa TX 22.914 52% 3,546
6,757 miles from location Vernon College Vernon TX 16.5378 n/a 3,163
6,556 miles from location Houston Baptist University Houston TX 57.0185 16% 2,710
6,739 miles from location Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio San Antonio TX 20.1101 32% 2,660
6,792 miles from location Hardin-Simmons University Abilene TX 60.7698 65% 2,305
6,625 miles from location Southwestern Assemblies of God University Waxahachie TX 27.8114 90% 2,018
6,911 miles from location Lubbock Christian University Lubbock TX 53.7486 37% 1,906
6,739 miles from location Career Point College San Antonio TX 23.8642 n/a 1,802
6,793 miles from location McMurry University Abilene TX 20.6126 36% 1,509
6,480 miles from location Wiley College Marshall TX 12.1023 n/a 1,237
6,771 miles from location Schreiner University Kerrville TX 57.5304 47% 1,049
6,535 miles from location Texas College Tyler TX 6.83063 n/a 964
 

Curious what studying Early Childhood Education gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Texas

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education + 163,240 $51,090 29.2%
2
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education + 25,130 $29,060 -0.6%
3
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education + 14,210 $48,430 10.1%
4
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program + 3,250 $38,210 -9.5%
 

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