Pennsylvania contains 22 schools that offer child day care programs. Chestnut Hill College, the highest-ranking child day care school in PA, has a total student population of 2,320 and is the 593rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 22 child day care schools in Pennsylvania, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Keystone Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($43,665/yr), with Westmoreland County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,481/yr.
Child Day Care students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 17,430 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $36,790. Child care workers in this state earn $20,170/yr and there are 31,570 employed.
Also, within the child day care schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from child day care, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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