Arizona contains twelve schools that offer child development programs. Grand Canyon University, the highest-ranking child development school in AZ, has a total student population of 34,205 and is the 2749th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 child development schools in Arizona, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Grand Canyon University comes out as the most expensive ($23,629/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
Child Development students from Arizona schools who go on to become child development specialists, child psychologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 277,670 people working as child, family, and school social workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $43,540. Also, Preschool teachers make on average $27,450 per year and there are about 389,660 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 7,460 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $25,440. Child, family, and school social workers in this state earn $36,560/yr and there are 4,740 employed.
Also, within the child development schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from child development, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
Arizona Interesting Facts