Queens, NY has thirty-one child care schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. New York University, the highest ranked school in this group with a child care program, has a total student population of 43,404. It is the 13th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Child Care students from Queens 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 31 child care schools with a 100-mile radius of Queens, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New York University comes out as the most expensive ($34,011/yr) for child care students, with Middlesex Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,918/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Queens|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||1.5 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||3.8 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||4.6 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||7.9 miles|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||8.7 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||9.3 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||9.7 miles|
|Far Rockaway||NY||-||2||14.0585||4||10.2 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||11.2 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||11.8 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||12.5 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||14.0 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||18.8 miles|