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Child Development & Psychology Schools in Minnesota

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

A Child Development & Psychology major is the 57th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Child Development & Psychology Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 176
Master’s Degree 164
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 30
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 30
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 30
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1

Gender Distribution

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

Child Development & Psychology Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.8%
  • Black or African American: 13.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.5%
  • White: 60.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.1%
  • Other Races: 10.8%
Child Development & Psychology Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Child Development & Psychology Grads in Minnesota

13,720 people in the state and 624,440 in the nation are employed in jobs related to child development.

Child Development & Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for Child Development & Psychology Jobs in Minnesota

In this state, child development grads earn an average of $86,380. Nationwide, they make an average of $88,490.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Minnesota that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

#1

Capella University

Minneapolis
113 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
37,859 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $7,290. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.80%.

106 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
51,327 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. A typical student attending UMN Twin Cities will pay a net price of $17,479. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it.

#3

Walden University

Minneapolis
48 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
48,420 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,800 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. The student loan default rate of 6.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#4

Carleton College

Northfield
39 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
2,115 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,500 after earning their degree at this institution. This private institution charges an average net price of $30,210. The 1.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#4

Macalester College

Saint Paul
39 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
2,098 Total Students

78% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,592 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,100 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 25%. Most students complete their degree in 5.27 years.

#7

Augsburg University

Minneapolis
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
3,425 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $23,498.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
14,325 Total Students

89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Child Development & Psychology Careers in MN

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 12% $84,630
Psychologists 7% $102,640
Psychology Professors 7% $76,690
Managers 7% $118,410

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
General Psychology 3,010
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 2,179
Other Psychology 136

View all majors related to Child Development & Psychology

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