District Of Columbia contains two schools that offer child development programs. Howard University, the highest-ranking child development school in DC, has a total student population of 10,573 and is the 168th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 child development schools in District Of Columbia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Howard University comes out as the most expensive ($14,131/yr), with University of the District of Columbia as the lowest recorded at only $7,881/yr.
Child Development students from District Of Columbia 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 District Of Columbia alone, there are 1,200 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $32,680. Child, family, and school social workers in this state earn $51,290/yr and there are 1,520 employed.
Also, within the child development schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from child development, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.