Louisiana contains 23 schools that offer child development programs. Tulane University of Louisiana, the highest-ranking child development school in LA, has a total student population of 11,464 and is the 60th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 23 child development schools in Louisiana, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tulane University of Louisiana comes out as the most expensive ($25,174/yr), with Louisiana Technical College-Florida Parishes as the lowest recorded at only $1,387/yr.
Child Development students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are 4,050 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $21,690. Child, family, and school social workers in this state earn $43,660/yr and there are 2,410 employed.
Also, within the child development schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from child development, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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