Utah contains four schools that offer child care programs. Southern Utah University, the highest-ranking child care school in UT, has a total student population of 8,066 and is the 2406th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 child care schools in Utah, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Weber State University comes out as the most expensive ($9,922/yr), with College of Eastern Utah as the lowest recorded at only $7,300/yr.
Child Care students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 1,490 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $39,840. Child care workers in this state earn $18,640/yr and there are 4,470 employed.
Also, within the child care schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from child care, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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