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Child Development & Psychology at Gettysburg College

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Child Development & Psychology at Gettysburg College

Every child development and psychology school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the child development program at Gettysburg College stacks up to those at other schools.

Gettysburg is located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and approximately 2,507 students attend the school each year. Of the 717 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Gettysburg College in 2021, 36 of them were child development and psychology majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Child Development & Psychology section at the bottom of this page.

Gettysburg Child Development & Psychology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development

Gettysburg Child Development & Psychology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the child development progam at Gettysburg compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The child development major at Gettysburg is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Child Development & Psychology. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Child Development & Psychology Schools 10
Most Focused Child Development & Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 41
Most Focused Child Development & Psychology Schools 42
Best Value Child Development & Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 45
Most Popular Child Development & Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 81

Child Development Student Demographics at Gettysburg

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the child development majors at Gettysburg College.

Gettysburg Child Development & Psychology Bachelor’s Program

78% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The child development program at Gettysburg awarded 36 bachelor's degrees in 2020-2021. About 22% of these degrees went to men with the other 78% going to women.


About 67% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in child development at Gettysburg are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Gettysburg College with a bachelor's in child development.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 24
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Gettysburg also has a doctoral program available in child development. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Child Development Grads May Go Into

A degree in child development can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for Gettysburg College.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Managers 11,060 $126,290
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 4,440 $83,610
Psychology Professors 2,130 $89,300
Psychologists 460 $87,940


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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