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2021 Best Child Development & Psychology Schools in Minnesota

8 Colleges
$34,250 Avg Salary
$33,714 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Child Development & Psychology School for You

In 2018-2019, 371 degrees and certificates were awarded to child development and psychology students who went to a Minnesota college or university. This makes it the #57 most popular major in the state.

It's not easy to decide which program to enroll in when you have so many options available. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Alternatively, you may choose a trade school that prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge in a specific field.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Course Advisor has developed this Best Child Development & Psychology Schools in Minnesota ranking. This report analyzed 8 schools in Minnesota to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Child Development & Psychology Schools in Minnesota

The colleges and universities below are the best for child development majors pursuing a .

Top Minnesota Schools in Child Development

#1

Carleton College

Northfield, MN

Our 2021 rankings named Carleton College the best school in Minnesota for child development and psychology students. Located in the distant town of Northfield, Carleton is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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The excellent programs at Minnesota State University - Mankato helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best child development and psychology schools in Minnesota. Located in the city of Mankato, Minnesota State University - Mankato is a public college with a large student population.

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#3

Macalester College

Saint Paul, MN

A rank of #3 on this year’s list means Macalester College is a great place for child development and psychology students. Macalester is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Saint Paul.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Best Child Development & Psychology Schools in Minnesota list. Located in the large city of Minneapolis, UMN Twin Cities is a public school with a fairly large student population.

After completing their degree, child development graduates from UMN Twin Cities carry an average student debtload of $22,250. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $231.

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The excellent programs at Metropolitan State University helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best child development and psychology schools in Minnesota. Located in the large city of Saint Paul, Metropolitan State University is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

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#6

Augsburg University

Minneapolis, MN

Augsburg University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for child development and psychology students. It came in at #6 on the list. Located in the large city of Minneapolis, Augsburg is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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#7

Walden University

Minneapolis, MN

Walden University ranked #7 on this year’s Best Child Development & Psychology Schools in Minnesota list. Walden University is a very large private for-profit school located in the large city of Minneapolis.

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#8

Capella University

Minneapolis, MN

Capella University came in at #8 in this year’s edition of the Best Child Development & Psychology Schools in Minnesota ranking. Located in the city of Minneapolis, Capella University is a private for-profit college with a very large student population.

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Best Child Development & Psychology Colleges in the Plains States Region

Explore all the Best Child Development & Psychology Colleges in the Plains States Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 656
Kansas 170
Iowa 85
Nebraska 74
North Dakota 5

Child Development & Psychology is one of 3 different types of programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Child Development

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Psychology 130,917
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 30,532
Other Psychology 3,056

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 8 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

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