Hawaii contains 45 schools that offer child development programs. Mills College, the highest-ranking child development school in HI, has a total student population of 1,501 and is the 303rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 45 child development schools in Hawaii, only 27 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mills College comes out as the most expensive ($23,982/yr), with De Anza College as the lowest recorded at only $3,899/yr.
Child Development students from Hawaii 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 Hawaii alone, there are 1,810 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $30,860. Child, family, and school social workers in this state earn $49,250/yr and there are 1,530 employed.
Also, within the child development schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from child development, there are 704 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,845 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,000, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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