Kentucky contains 21 schools that offer child development programs. Berea College, the highest-ranking child development school in KY, has a total student population of 1,548 and is the 203rd highest ranked school in America.
Child Development students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 4,450 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $27,000. Child, family, and school social workers in this state earn $37,450/yr and there are 7,420 employed.
Also, within the child development schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from child development, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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