Indiana contains two schools that offer child care programs. Purdue University-Calumet Campus, the highest-ranking child care school in IN, has a total student population of 10,133 and is the 594th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 child care schools in Indiana, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Vincennes University comes out as the most expensive ($8,501/yr), with Purdue University-Calumet Campus as the lowest recorded at only $7,893/yr.
Child Care students from Indiana 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 Indiana alone, there are 5,290 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $34,990. Child care workers in this state earn $18,940/yr and there are 11,930 employed.
Also, within the child care schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from child care, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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