Fullerton, CA (population: 133,165) has one child development school within its city limits. Fullerton College has a total student population of 22,469. It is the 4511th highest ranked school in the USA and the 415th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about child development programs in Fullerton, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of child development professors at Fullerton College such as Tom Chiaromonte, Patti Green, Mary Hood, Carol Karian, Andrea Knudsen, and Christina Lamb.
Child Development students from Fullerton 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 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine Metropolitan area alone, there are 3,840 employed preschool teachers earning an average salary of $29,560. Child, family, and school social workers in this area earn $43,680/yr and there are 1,500 employed.
Fullerton lies in Orange county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine Metropolitan area has 1,433,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $24/hr average worker wage, and a $48,940 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Fullerton are held by child, family, and school social workers, and 3/1000 are held by preschool teachers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Fullerton College ends up costing a student $5,967/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fullerton|
|Garden Grove||CA||167,800||4||26.4852||22||7.1 miles|
|Hacienda Heights||CA||52,748||0||-||0||8.6 miles|
|Yorba Linda||CA||67,194||0||-||0||9.2 miles|
|Diamond Bar||CA||57,662||0||-||0||10.8 miles|
|West Covina||CA||106,032||5||23.6693||37||11.8 miles|
|Fountain Valley||CA||56,133||3||26.6774||70||11.8 miles|
|Chino Hills||CA||74,322||0||-||0||12.1 miles|
|Costa Mesa||CA||113,091||7||22.8122||265||14.6 miles|
|Long Beach||CA||464,505||6||26.5161||271||14.6 miles|
|East Los Angeles||CA||135,682||0||-||0||17.2 miles|
|La Verne||CA||-||1||61.7321||71||17.9 miles|
|Newport Beach||CA||80,777||1||0.80626||0||19.0 miles|
|Aliso Viejo||CA||42,862||1||75.2668||4||24.3 miles|
|Mission Viejo||CA||95,388||1||19.6994||137||24.7 miles|