Missouri contains thirteen schools that offer child development programs. Hannibal Career and Technical Center, the highest-ranking child development school in MO, has a total student population of 37 and is the 572nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 child development schools in Missouri, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Missouri Baptist University comes out as the most expensive ($23,034/yr), with Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley as the lowest recorded at only $3,266/yr.
Child Development students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 8,710 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $24,030. Child, family, and school social workers in this state earn $33,910/yr and there are 6,900 employed.
Also, within the child development schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from child development, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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