New Jersey contains four schools that offer child development programs. Sussex County Community College, the highest-ranking child development school in NJ, has a total student population of 4,208 and is the 5004th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 child development schools in New Jersey, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sussex County Community College comes out as the most expensive ($8,930/yr), with County College of Morris as the lowest recorded at only $4,290/yr.
Child Development students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 12,480 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $33,770. Child, family, and school social workers in this state earn $53,610/yr and there are 9,040 employed.
Also, within the child development schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from child development, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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