Maine contains six schools that offer child development programs. Washington County Community College, the highest-ranking child development school in ME, has a total student population of 374 and is the 2679th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 child development schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northern Maine Community College comes out as the most expensive ($9,435/yr), with Eastern Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,452/yr.
Child Development students from Maine 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 Maine alone, there are 1,500 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $27,390. Child, family, and school social workers in this state earn $40,200/yr and there are 1,850 employed.
Also, within the child development schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from child development, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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