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Child Development & Family Studies Schools in Illinois

1,528 Human Development students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Child Development & Family Studies is the 31st most popular major in the state out of a total 309 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Child Development & Family Studies Majors in Illinois

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 504
Bachelor’s Degree 343
Associate’s Degree 305
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 251
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 251
Master’s Degree 106
Post-Master’s Certificate 16
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 16
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

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

Child Development & Family Studies Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.4%
  • Black or African American: 23.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 26.2%
  • White: 42.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 3.1%
Child Development & Family Studies Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Child Development & Family Studies Grads in Illinois

57,870 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. IL

Wages for Child Development & Family Studies Jobs in Illinois

In this state, human development grads earn an average of $32,910. Nationwide, they make an average of $35,830.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 54 colleges in Illinois that offer human development degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

139 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
16,609 Total Students

95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 7.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.59 years.

91 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,005 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.60% which is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $14,303. 93% of students get financical aid.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,477 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.40% which is lower than average. A typical student attending Harper College will pay a net price of $7,382. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 36% are considered full time.

83 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,365 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,072. Of all the students who attend this school, 78% get financial aid. 28 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#5

Morton College

Cicero
72 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,439 Total Students

A typical student attending Morton College will pay a net price of $4,342. 28% of the teachers are full time. The 9.40% student loan default rate is lower than average.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
51,605 Total Students

62% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 75%. Graduates earn an average $47,100 after graduation.

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,997 Total Students

83% of students get financical aid. In their early career, Malcolm X College grads earn an average salary of $19,700. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,521 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 36 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,287. In their early career, Richard J Daley College grads earn an average salary of $24,500.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
20,878 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $21,301. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
32,324 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 72%. Most students complete their degree in 4.55 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Child Development & Family Studies Careers in IL

Some of the careers human development majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Preschool Teachers 10% $29,090
Community and Social Service Specialists 8% $36,470
Social and Human Service Assistants 7% $29,950
Childcare Workers 4% $22,380
Home Economics Professors 0% $90,140
Farm and Home Management Advisors -3% $36,520

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Housing 418
General Family & Consumer Sciences 167
Textile & Apparel Studies 81
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 66
Human Sciences Business Services 14

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