Nebraska contains two schools that offer child development programs. Wayne State College, the highest-ranking child development school in NE, has a total student population of 3,631 and is the 3094th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 child development schools in Nebraska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wayne State College comes out as the most expensive ($8,784/yr), with Metropolitan Community College Area as the lowest recorded at only $6,723/yr.
Child Development students from Nebraska 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 Nebraska alone, there are 2,340 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $23,330. Child, family, and school social workers in this state earn $35,510/yr and there are 1,490 employed.
Also, within the child development schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from child development, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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