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Child Development & Psychology Schools in New Jersey

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

In terms of popularity, Child Development & Psychology is the 126th most popular major in the state out of a total 285 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Child Development & Psychology Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 54
Master’s Degree 27
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 16

Gender Distribution

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

Child Development & Psychology Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.2%
  • Black or African American: 6.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.2%
  • White: 55.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 12.4%
  • Other Races: 9.3%
Child Development & Psychology Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Child Development & Psychology Grads in New Jersey

23,280 people in the state and 624,440 in the nation are employed in jobs related to child development.

Child Development & Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Child Development & Psychology Jobs in New Jersey

Child Development grads earn an average of $99,670 in the state and $88,490 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in New Jersey that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

#1

Princeton University

Princeton
56 Degrees in Major Awarded
97% Graduation Rate
8,374 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 84% are considered full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $9,749. Graduates earn an average $60,800 after graduation.

#2

Centenary University

Hackettstown
18 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
1,802 Total Students

An average student at Centenary will pay a net price of $20,117. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,254 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. The 3.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. 55% of the teachers are full time.

#4

Seton Hall University

South Orange
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
10,162 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,800 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. The 3.80% student loan default rate is lower than average.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
7,171 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.67 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. The 3.80% student loan default rate is lower than average.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
13,451 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 56%. It takes the average student 4.58 years to graduate. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,888.

Child Development & Psychology Careers in NJ

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Psychology Professors 12% $87,050
Psychologists 10% $0
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 8% $85,160
Managers 7% $127,510

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
General Psychology 3,567
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 647
Other Psychology 12

View all majors related to Child Development & Psychology

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