Maine contains six schools that offer child care programs. Washington County Community College, the highest-ranking child care school in ME, has a total student population of 374 and is the 2679th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 child care schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northern Maine Community College comes out as the most expensive ($9,435/yr), with Eastern Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,452/yr.
Child Care students from Maine 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 Maine alone, there are 1,850 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $40,200. Child care workers in this state earn $21,780/yr and there are 2,690 employed.
Also, within the child care schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from child care, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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