North Carolina contains 38 schools that offer child day care programs. East Carolina University, the highest-ranking child day care school in NC, has a total student population of 27,654 and is the 214th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 38 child day care schools in North Carolina, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Meredith College comes out as the most expensive ($21,466/yr), with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College as the lowest recorded at only $76/yr.
Child Day Care students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 9,890 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $43,090. Child care workers in this state earn $18,800/yr and there are 14,170 employed.
Also, within the child day care schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from child day care, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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