Texas contains 38 schools that offer day care programs. University of the Incarnate Word, the highest-ranking day care school in TX, has a total student population of 6,756 and is the 535th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 38 day care schools in Texas, only 17 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of the Incarnate Word comes out as the most expensive ($17,358/yr), with South Texas College as the lowest recorded at only $1,317/yr.
Day Care students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 16,570 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $37,230. Child care workers in this state earn $18,210/yr and there are 46,050 employed.
Also, within the day care schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from day care, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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