Virginia contains sixteen schools that offer child day care programs. Northern Virginia Community College, the highest-ranking child day care school in VA, has a total student population of 46,619 and is the 4565th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 child day care schools in Virginia, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Germanna Community College comes out as the most expensive ($7,253/yr), with Wytheville Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,335/yr.
Child Day Care students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 8,320 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $46,140. Child care workers in this state earn $21,400/yr and there are 10,770 employed.
Also, within the child day care schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from child day care, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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