Pennsylvania contains seventeen schools that offer child development programs. Keystone College, the highest-ranking child development school in PA, has a total student population of 1,691 and is the 647th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 child development schools in Pennsylvania, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Keystone Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($43,665/yr), with Westmoreland County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,481/yr.
Child Development students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 12,000 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $25,610. Child, family, and school social workers in this state earn $36,790/yr and there are 17,430 employed.
Also, within the child development schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from child development, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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