Connecticut contains four schools that offer child development programs. Post University, the highest-ranking child development school in CT, has a total student population of 8,082 and is the 703rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 child development schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Post University comes out as the most expensive ($23,261/yr), with Manchester Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,176/yr.
Child Development students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 6,930 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $30,050. Child, family, and school social workers in this state earn $61,690/yr and there are 5,120 employed.
Also, within the child development schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from child development, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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