California contains 104 schools that offer day care programs. Mills College, the highest-ranking day care school in CA, has a total student population of 1,501 and is the 303rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 104 day care schools in California, only 43 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mills College comes out as the most expensive ($23,982/yr), with Mt San Antonio College as the lowest recorded at only $2,897/yr.
Day Care students from California 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 California alone, there are 23,920 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $50,340. Child care workers in this state earn $23,730/yr and there are 58,310 employed.
Also, within the day care schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from day care, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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