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Child Development & Family Studies in Virginia

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Child Development & Family Studies Schools in Virginia

1,351 students earned Human Development degrees in Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Child Development & Family Studies is the 26th most popular major in the state out of a total 292 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Child Development & Family Studies Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 624
Bachelor’s Degree 366
Associate’s Degree 205
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 126
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 126
Master’s Degree 16
Post-Master’s Certificate 9
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 9
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5

Gender Distribution

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

Child Development & Family Studies Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.9%
  • Black or African American: 26.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.2%
  • White: 53.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.6%
  • Other Races: 4.7%
Child Development & Family Studies Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Child Development & Family Studies Grads in Virginia

There are 33,960 people in the state and 1,489,720 people in the nation working in human development jobs.

Child Development & Family Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Child Development & Family Studies Jobs in Virginia

In this state, human development grads earn an average of $33,580. Nationwide, they make an average of $35,830.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 28 colleges in Virginia that offer human development degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

277 Degrees in Major Awarded
20,941 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,105. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 74% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 28%.

#2

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg
262 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
34,683 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $48,000 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $20,964.

193 Degrees in Major Awarded
50,929 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 30%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,903. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,200 a year.

83 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,737 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 26%. Of all the students who attend this school, 66% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

73 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,288 Total Students

90% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,144 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1. 60% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $27,500 after graduation.

#7

Liberty University

Lynchburg
52 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
79,152 Total Students

97% of students get financical aid. 39% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $32,100 after graduation.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,266 Total Students

A typical student attending Patrick Henry will pay a net price of $4,752. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $20,300 after graduation.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,685 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $23,500 after graduation. 62% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 25% of the teachers are full time.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,373 Total Students

26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 36% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $7,959.

Child Development & Family Studies Careers in VA

Some of the careers human development majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Social and Human Service Assistants 20% $30,900
Farm and Home Management Advisors 10% $0
Community and Social Service Specialists 9% $55,500
Preschool Teachers 8% $30,680
Childcare Workers 7% $22,210

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 335
Human Sciences Business Services 99
Textile & Apparel Studies 40
General Family & Consumer Sciences 24
Family & Consumer Economics 17
Other Family & Human Sciences 7

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