Woodland, CA (population: 56,758) has thirty-four child care schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Mills College, the highest ranked school in this group with a child care program, has a total student population of 1,501. It is the 303rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 23rd highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Child Care students from Woodland schools who go on to become child care professionals, child care workers, nannies, day care specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 595,650 people working as child care workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $20,940. Also, Child, family, and school social workers make on average $43,540 per year and there are about 277,670 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 34 child care schools with a 100-mile radius of Woodland, only 20 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mills College comes out as the most expensive ($23,982/yr) for child care students, with Lake Tahoe Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,820/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Woodland|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||14.5 miles|
|Rancho Cordova||CA||65,274||3||17.1477||50||26.0 miles|
|Yuba City||CA||62,588||1||36.3939||5||32.8 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||55.9 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||68.9 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||70.2 miles|
|San Francisco||CA||817,411||21||17.5697||455||73.0 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||75.9 miles|
|South San Francisco||CA||64,345||0||-||0||78.9 miles|