Cheyenne, WY (population: 58,067) has seven child development schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Wyoming, the highest ranked school in this group with a child development program, has a total student population of 12,427. It is the 1527th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Wyoming.
Child Development students from Cheyenne 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.
Of the 7 child development schools with a 100-mile radius of Cheyenne, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Community College of Aurora comes out as the most expensive ($11,176/yr) for child development students, with Eastern Wyoming College as the lowest, reported at only $6,658/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cheyenne|
|Fort Collins||CO||141,921||5||27.6422||154||43.4 miles|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||88.6 miles|