Georgia contains 22 schools that offer child development programs. Emory University, the highest-ranking child development school in GA, has a total student population of 12,930 and is the 30th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 22 child development schools in Georgia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Emory University comes out as the most expensive ($25,060/yr), with Middle Georgia Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $2,582/yr.
Child Development students from Georgia 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 Georgia alone, there are 15,720 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $24,440. Child, family, and school social workers in this state earn $36,910/yr and there are 6,730 employed.
Also, within the child development schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from child development, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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