Utah contains three schools that offer child development programs. Southern Utah University, the highest-ranking child development school in UT, has a total student population of 8,066 and is the 2406th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 child development schools in Utah, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Weber State University comes out as the most expensive ($9,922/yr), with Snow College as the lowest recorded at only $8,117/yr.
Child Development students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 1,420 employed preschool teachers earning an average yearly salary of $22,980. Child, family, and school social workers in this state earn $39,840/yr and there are 1,490 employed.
Also, within the child development schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from child development, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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