Indiana contains one school that offers child development programs. Vincennes University has a total student population of 13,947 and is the 4164th highest ranked school in America.
Child Development students from Indiana 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 Indiana alone, there are 5,120 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $24,140. Child, family, and school social workers in this state earn $34,990/yr and there are 5,290 employed.
Also, within the child development schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from child development, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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