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Child Development & Family Studies in New York

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798 students earned Human Development degrees in New York in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Child Development & Family Studies is the 92nd most popular major out of a total 335 majors commonly available.

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

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 360
Associate’s Degree 309
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 48
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 48
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 43
Master’s Degree 25
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 7
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6

Gender Distribution

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

Child Development & Family Studies Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.4%
  • Black or African American: 13.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.7%
  • White: 57.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.1%
  • Other Races: 5.0%
Child Development & Family Studies Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Child Development & Family Studies Grads in New York

130,970 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. NY

Wages for Child Development & Family Studies Jobs in New York

Human Development grads earn an average of $45,250 in the state and $35,830 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 46 colleges in New York that offer human development degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

138 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
18,124 Total Students

The average student takes 4.16 years to complete their degree at Binghamton University. Of all the students who attend this school, 75% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.10%.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
24,027 Total Students

9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $64,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $30,494.

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,121 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 68% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,524.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
22,850 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $34,472. 79% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree at Syracuse.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,416 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 46%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $28,700 after graduation.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,503 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $49,100 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 39% are considered full time.

#7

SUNY Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh
38 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
5,258 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,393. 95% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 4.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#8

SUNY Oneonta

Oneonta
30 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
6,528 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 59% are considered full time. The 2.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $33,800 after graduation.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,449 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. In their early career, OCC grads earn an average salary of $25,500. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it.

#10

SUNY Broome

Binghamton
25 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,109 Total Students

In their early career, SUNY Broome grads earn an average salary of $24,500. A typical student attending SUNY Broome will pay a net price of $7,059. 87% of students get financical aid.

Child Development & Family Studies Careers in NY

Some of the careers human development majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Social and Human Service Assistants 22% $35,020
Community and Social Service Specialists 14% $51,840
Preschool Teachers 12% $38,890
Childcare Workers 8% $26,780

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 316
Textile & Apparel Studies 208
Family & Consumer Economics 73
General Family & Consumer Sciences 53
Housing 35
Human Sciences Business Services 28

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