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Child Development & Family Studies Schools in Arkansas

In 2018-2019, 384 students earned their Human Development degrees in AR.

In terms of popularity, Child Development & Family Studies is the 27th most popular major in the state out of a total 247 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Child Development & Family Studies Majors in Arkansas

Human Development majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 165
Bachelor’s Degree 84
Master’s Degree 48
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 44
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 44
Associate’s Degree 43

Gender Distribution

In Arkansas, a human development major is more popular with women than with men.

Child Development & Family Studies Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of human development majors in Arkansas is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Black or African American: 36.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.1%
  • White: 53.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 0.5%
Child Development & Family Studies Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Child Development & Family Studies Grads in Arkansas

13,430 people in the state and 1,489,720 in the nation are employed in jobs related to human development.

Child Development & Family Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Child Development & Family Studies Jobs in Arkansas

Human Development grads earn an average of $33,150 in the state and $35,830 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 23 colleges in Arkansas that offer human development degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,356 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,605. The full-time teacher rate is 76%. The 5.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
2,855 Total Students

The average student takes 4.34 years to complete their degree at UAM. 96% of students get financical aid. In their early career, UAM grads earn an average salary of $23,900.

#3

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville
38 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
27,559 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 86%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,383 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,316. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $27,800 after graduation.

#5

John Brown University

Siloam Springs
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,319 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $22,210. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.15 years to graduate.

#5

Ozarka College

Melbourne
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,170 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,288.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,396 Total Students

89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $21,300 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 47%.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,836 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $24,800 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,879 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate is 3.80% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 81% are considered full time.

#9

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
11,829 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.63 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. This public school has an average net price of $12,362.

Child Development & Family Studies Careers in AR

Some of the careers human development majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Social and Human Service Assistants 23% $28,520
Community and Social Service Specialists 21% $32,020
Preschool Teachers 15% $30,390
Farm and Home Management Advisors 14% $51,030
Childcare Workers 13% $19,640

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to human development.

Major Annual Graduates in AR
General Family & Consumer Sciences 139
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 128
Textile & Apparel Studies 75

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