Alaska contains two schools that offer day care programs. University of Alaska Fairbanks, the highest-ranking day care school in AK, has a total student population of 9,137 and is the 441st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 day care schools in Alaska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Alaska Anchorage comes out as the most expensive ($12,399/yr), with University of Alaska Fairbanks as the lowest recorded at only $11,713/yr.
Day Care students from Alaska schools who go on to become child care workers, nannies, day care specialists, day care professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 595,650 people working as child care workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $20,940. Also, Child, family, and school social workers make on average $43,540 per year and there are about 277,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alaska alone, there are 840 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $44,500. Child care workers in this state earn $23,670/yr and there are 1,130 employed.
Also, within the day care schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from day care, there are 486 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,464, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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