Minnesota contains 20 schools that offer day care programs. Alexandria Technical College, the highest-ranking day care school in MN, has a total student population of 2,550 and is the 3497th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 20 day care schools in Minnesota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College comes out as the most expensive ($16,681/yr), with Saint Cloud Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $7,116/yr.
Day Care students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota alone, there are 6,020 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $54,820. Child care workers in this state earn $20,340/yr and there are 6,530 employed.
Also, within the day care schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from day care, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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