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Child Development & Family Studies in Rhode Island

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Child Development & Family Studies Schools in Rhode Island

In 2018-2019, 151 students earned their Human Development degrees in RI.

A Child Development & Family Studies major is the 39th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Child Development & Family Studies Majors in Rhode Island

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 115
Master’s Degree 25
Post-Master’s Certificate 11
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 11

Gender Distribution

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

Child Development & Family Studies Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.0%
  • Black or African American: 12.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.6%
  • White: 62.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 6.0%
Child Development & Family Studies Majors in RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Child Development & Family Studies Grads in Rhode Island

6,250 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. RI

Wages for Child Development & Family Studies Jobs in Rhode Island

In this state, human development grads earn an average of $32,400. Nationwide, they make an average of $35,830.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Rhode Island that offer human development degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

140 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
17,465 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.39 years to graduate.


Rhode Island College

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
7,523 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.77 years. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,775 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $5,826. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,000 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Child Development & Family Studies Careers in RI

Some of the careers human development majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Social and Human Service Assistants 7% $34,150
Community and Social Service Specialists 6% $61,200
Childcare Workers 1% $25,280
Preschool Teachers 0% $30,350

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 340
Textile & Apparel Studies 90

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