California contains 110 schools that offer child day care programs. Mills College, the highest-ranking child day care school in CA, has a total student population of 1,501 and is the 303rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 110 child day care schools in California, only 38 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Whittier College comes out as the most expensive ($26,969/yr), with Mt San Antonio College as the lowest recorded at only $2,897/yr.
Child Day Care students from California schools who go on to become day care specialists, social workers, nannies, day care professionals, 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 California alone, there are 23,920 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $50,340. Child care workers in this state earn $23,730/yr and there are 58,310 employed.
Also, within the child day care schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from child day care, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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