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Human Development & Family Studies at SUNY Plattsburgh

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Human Development & Family Studies at SUNY Plattsburgh

What traits are you looking for in a human development school? To help you decide if SUNY Plattsburgh is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's human development program.

SUNY Plattsburgh is located in Plattsburgh, New York and approximately 5,109 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 25 students received a bachelor's degree in human development from SUNY Plattsburgh.

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

SUNY Plattsburgh Human Development & Family Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development

SUNY Plattsburgh Human Development & Family Studies Rankings

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

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The human development major at SUNY Plattsburgh is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Human Development & Family Studies. 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
Most Popular Child Development & Family Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 117
Most Focused Child Development & Family Studies Schools 480

How Much Do Human Development Graduates from SUNY Plattsburgh Make?

The median salary of human development students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY Plattsburgh is $29,215. This is less than $29,494, which is the national average of all human development majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Human Development Student Demographics at SUNY Plattsburgh

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the human development majors at SUNY Plattsburgh.

SUNY Plattsburgh Human Development & Family Studies Bachelor’s Program

92% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 25 human development majors earned their bachelor's degree from SUNY Plattsburgh. Of these graduates, 8% were men and 92% were women. The typical human development bachelor's degree program is made up of only 5% men. So male students are more repesented at SUNY Plattsburgh since its program graduates 3% more men than average.


About 80% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in human development at SUNY Plattsburgh 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 SUNY Plattsburgh with a bachelor's in human development.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 20
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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

Careers That Human Development Grads May Go Into

A degree in human 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 NY, the home state for SUNY Plattsburgh.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Childcare Workers 47,260 $28,820
Social and Human Service Assistants 37,340 $37,180
Preschool Teachers 30,790 $48,630
Community and Social Service Specialists 15,510 $56,110
Farm and Home Management Advisors 70 $45,250


*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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