Maryland contains six schools that offer child development programs. Johns Hopkins University, the highest-ranking child development school in MD, has a total student population of 20,383 and is the 19th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 child development schools in Maryland, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Johns Hopkins University comes out as the most expensive ($25,509/yr), with Prince George's Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,203/yr.
Child Development students from Maryland 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 Maryland alone, there are 7,260 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $29,000. Child, family, and school social workers in this state earn $49,600/yr and there are 4,200 employed.
Also, within the child development schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from child development, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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