Nevada contains four schools that offer child care programs. Great Basin College, the highest-ranking child care school in NV, has a total student population of 3,647 and is the 4440th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 child care schools in Nevada, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada comes out as the most expensive ($8,990/yr), with Great Basin College as the lowest recorded at only $6,844/yr.
Child Care students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 2,400 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $50,400. Child care workers in this state earn $19,850/yr and there are 1,740 employed.
Also, within the child care schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from child care, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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