Kansas contains four schools that offer child development programs. Kaw Area Technical School, the highest-ranking child development school in KS, has a total student population of 676 and is the 781st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 child development schools in Kansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Saint Mary comes out as the most expensive ($16,489/yr), with Kansas City Kansas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $10,820/yr.
Child Development students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 2,390 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $28,610. Child, family, and school social workers in this state earn $41,370/yr and there are 1,630 employed.
Also, within the child development schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from child development, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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