Massachusetts contains nine schools that offer child day care programs. Wheelock College, the highest-ranking child day care school in MA, has a total student population of 1,055 and is the 456th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 child day care schools in Massachusetts, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mount Ida College comes out as the most expensive ($26,553/yr), with Massasoit Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,610/yr.
Child Day Care students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 7,220 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $46,200. Child care workers in this state earn $24,480/yr and there are 13,400 employed.
Also, within the child day care schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from child day care, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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