Michigan contains 21 schools that offer day care programs. Ferris State University, the highest-ranking day care school in MI, has a total student population of 13,865 and is the 2147th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 21 day care schools in Michigan, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ferris State University comes out as the most expensive ($14,370/yr), with Alpena Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,805/yr.
Day Care students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 9,920 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $49,520. Child care workers in this state earn $21,590/yr and there are 20,410 employed.
Also, within the day care schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from day care, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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