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Human Services Schools in New York

In 2018-2019, 1,712 students earned their Human Services degrees in NY.

A Human Services major is the 55th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Human Services Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 1,110
Bachelor’s Degree 469
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 70
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 34
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 34
Master’s Degree 26
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

In New York, a human services major is more popular with women than with men.

Human Services Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of human services majors in New York is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 29.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 25.8%
  • White: 35.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 4.9%
Human Services Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Human Services Grads in New York

There are 65,960 people in the state and 640,340 people in the nation working in human services jobs.

Human Services Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Human Services Jobs in New York

Human Services grads earn an average of $56,110 in the state and $46,050 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 47 colleges in New York that offer human services degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

208 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
17,269 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 28%. In their early career, City Tech grads earn an average salary of $29,100.

#2

Monroe College

Bronx
162 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
6,386 Total Students

In their early career, Monroe College grads earn an average salary of $25,500. 36% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid.

#3

Boricua College

New York
103 Degrees in Major Awarded
12% Graduation Rate
731 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $17,158. In their early career, Boricua College grads earn an average salary of $24,000. The average student takes 4.10 years to complete their degree at Boricua College.

101 Degrees in Major Awarded
100% Graduation Rate
4,442 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. An average student at Bryant & Stratton College - Online will pay a net price of $13,796. The full-time teacher rate is 7%.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,582 Total Students

A typical student attending DCC will pay a net price of $8,123. Graduates earn an average $27,000 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 71% of students receive it.

#6

Touro College

New York
75 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
11,800 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.25 years to graduate. This private school has an average net price of $18,520. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,529 Total Students

In their early career, Erie Community College grads earn an average salary of $26,700. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 32% are considered full time. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,834 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,273 Total Students

85% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 44%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,519 Total Students

45% of the teachers are full time. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid.

Human Services Careers in NY

Some of the careers human services majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Social and Human Service Assistants 22% $35,020
Social and Community Service Managers 20% $81,560
Community and Social Service Specialists 14% $51,840

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Social Work 5,400
Public Administration 2,133
Community Organization & Advocacy 909
Public Policy 337
Other Public Administration 70

View all majors related to Human Services

View Nationwide Human Services Report

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