Idaho contains six schools that offer child care programs. Boise State University, the highest-ranking child care school in ID, has a total student population of 18,933 and is the 448th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 child care schools in Idaho, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lewis-Clark State College comes out as the most expensive ($13,162/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Child Care students from Idaho 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. In fact, in the Idaho alone, there are 1,560 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $35,630. Child care workers in this state earn $17,850/yr and there are 3,120 employed.
Also, within the child care schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from child care, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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