Rhode Island contains one school that offers child development programs. Community College of Rhode Island has a total student population of 17,760 and is the 5473rd highest ranked school in America.
Child Development students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 1,320 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $31,630. Child, family, and school social workers in this state earn $54,170/yr and there are 1,780 employed.
Also, within the child development schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from child development, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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