Alabama contains 20 schools that offer day care programs. George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville, the highest-ranking day care school in AL, has a total student population of 6,311 and is the 3055th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 20 day care schools in Alabama, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bevill State Community College comes out as the most expensive ($10,326/yr), with Chattahoochee Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,438/yr.
Day Care students from Alabama 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 Alabama alone, there are 4,030 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $40,760. Child care workers in this state earn $17,560/yr and there are 9,270 employed.
Also, within the day care schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from day care, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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