South Carolina contains sixteen schools that offer child development programs. Williamsburg Technical College, the highest-ranking child development school in SC, has a total student population of 732 and is the 5368th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 child development schools in South Carolina, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Technical College of the Lowcountry comes out as the most expensive ($10,110/yr), with Horry-Georgetown Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,043/yr.
Child Development students from South Carolina 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 South Carolina alone, there are 2,650 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $25,660. Child, family, and school social workers in this state earn $32,630/yr and there are 4,910 employed.
Also, within the child development schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from child development, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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