Nevada contains two schools that offer child development programs. College of Southern Nevada, the highest-ranking child development school in NV, has a total student population of 42,108 and is the 5731st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 child development schools in Nevada, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada comes out as the most expensive ($8,990/yr), with Western Nevada College as the lowest recorded at only $7,866/yr.
Child Development students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 2,830 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $23,840. Child, family, and school social workers in this state earn $50,400/yr and there are 2,400 employed.
Also, within the child development schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from child development, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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