Florida contains 37 schools that offer child development programs. Nova Southeastern University, the highest-ranking child development school in FL, has a total student population of 29,153 and is the 494th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 37 child development schools in Florida, only 16 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Coral Ridge Nurses Assistant Training School Inc comes out as the most expensive ($28,644/yr), with North Florida Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,116/yr.
Child Development students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are 19,270 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $25,170. Child, family, and school social workers in this state earn $40,500/yr and there are 8,720 employed.
Also, within the child development schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from child development, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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