California contains 28 schools that offer distance education programs. Pepperdine University, the highest-ranking distance education school in CA, has a total student population of 7,733 and is the 107th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 28 distance education schools in California, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Santa Clara University comes out as the most expensive ($35,245/yr), with Cerritos College as the lowest recorded at only $3,650/yr.
Distance Education students from California schools who go on to become distance educators, teachers, online educators, online teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Mathematical science teachers make on average $70,550 per year and there are about 48,100 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the California alone, there are 5,950 employed mathematical science teachers earning an average yearly salary of $91,150. Education teachers in this state earn $80,490/yr and there are 4,980 employed.
Also, within the distance education schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from distance education, 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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