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Child Development & Psychology Schools in Iowa

85 Child Development students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Child Development & Psychology major is the 118th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Child Development & Psychology Majors in Iowa

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 85

Gender Distribution

In Iowa, a child development major is more popular with women than with men.

Child Development & Psychology Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of child development majors in Iowa is as follows:

  • Asian: 10.6%
  • Black or African American: 2.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.2%
  • White: 67.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.7%
  • Other Races: 7.1%
Child Development & Psychology Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Child Development & Psychology Grads in Iowa

4,050 people in the state and 624,440 in the nation are employed in jobs related to child development.

Child Development & Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Child Development & Psychology Jobs in Iowa

A typical salary for a child development grad in the state is $92,430, compared to a typical salary of $88,490 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Iowa that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:


Luther College

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
2,005 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 73% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.40%.


Grinnell College

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
1,716 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 80% are considered full time.


Cornell College

Mount Vernon
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
1,028 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.04 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. An average student at Cornell College will pay a net price of $27,204.


Morningside College

Sioux City
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,698 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $23,214.

Child Development & Psychology Careers in IA

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Psychology Professors 15% $80,600
Psychologists 12% $0
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 12% $78,810
Managers 6% $90,210

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
General Psychology 1,300
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 101

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