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Child Development & Family Studies in New Jersey

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Child Development & Family Studies Schools in New Jersey

330 students earned Human Development degrees in New Jersey in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Child Development & Family Studies is the 67th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Child Development & Family Studies Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 270
Associate’s Degree 38
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 11
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 11
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 7
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 3
Master’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Child Development & Family Studies Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.6%
  • Black or African American: 9.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 31.5%
  • White: 45.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 10.0%
Child Development & Family Studies Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Child Development & Family Studies Grads in New Jersey

There are 65,070 people in the state and 1,489,720 people in the nation working in human development jobs.

Child Development & Family Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Child Development & Family Studies Jobs in New Jersey

Human Development grads earn an average of $40,880 in the state and $35,830 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in New Jersey that offer human development degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

278 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
21,115 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.47 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 35%.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,480 Total Students

77% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,272. Graduates earn an average $22,200 after graduation.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,300 Total Students

76% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending Sussex County Community College will pay a net price of $13,216. The 9.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,556 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.10%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,600 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
369 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 3 to 1. 67% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

Child Development & Family Studies Careers in NJ

Some of the careers human development majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Social and Human Service Assistants 18% $34,960
Preschool Teachers 13% $33,430
Childcare Workers 9% $24,470
Community and Social Service Specialists 5% $56,760

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 209
General Family & Consumer Sciences 19

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