North Carolina contains fifteen schools that offer day care programs. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the highest-ranking day care school in NC, has a total student population of 28,916 and is the 20th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 day care schools in North Carolina, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Fayetteville Technical Community College comes out as the most expensive ($13,508/yr), with Western Piedmont Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,437/yr.
Day Care students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 9,890 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $43,090. Child care workers in this state earn $18,800/yr and there are 14,170 employed.
Also, within the day care schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from day care, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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