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Human Development & Family Studies at Oregon State University

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Human Development & Family Studies at Oregon State University

Human Development & Family Studies is one of the majors in the family, consumer & human sciences program at Oregon State University.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, average salaries, and more. We've also included details on how Oregon State ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in human development.

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Human Development & Family Studies Degrees Available at Oregon State

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development
  • Master’s Degree in Human Development
  • Doctorate Degree in Human Development

Oregon State Human Development Rankings

Oregon State was ranked #17 on College Factual's most recent list of the best schools for human development majors. This puts the bachelor's program at the school solidly in the top 15% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #1 in Oregon.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Online Human Development & Family Studies Schools 2
Most Popular Online Human Development & Family Studies Schools 2
Most Popular Colleges for Human Development & Family Studies 5
Best Human Development & Family Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 13
Best Human Development & Family Studies Colleges for Veterans 14
Best Colleges for Human Development & Family Studies 17
Best Value Colleges for Human Development & Family Studies 56
Highest Paid Human Development & Family Studies Graduates 69
Most Focused Colleges for Human Development & Family Studies 94

Popularity of Human Development at Oregon State

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Oregon State University handed out 283 bachelor's degrees in human development and family studies. Due to this, the school was ranked #5 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 15% over the previous year when 331 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 3 students received their master’s degree in human development from Oregon State. This makes it the #76 most popular school for human development master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 5 students received their doctoral degrees in human development in 2019, making the school the #11 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Human Development Graduates from Oregon State Make?

Salary of Human Development Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of human development students who receive their bachelor's degree at Oregon State is $28,000. This is less than $28,600, which is the national median of all human development majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.

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How Much Student Debt Do Human Development Graduates from Oregon State Have?

Student Debt of Human Development Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Oregon State, human development students borrow a median amount of $24,177 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all human development bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $25,000.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the human development program at Oregon State is $251 per month.

Oregon State Human Development Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the human development majors at Oregon State University.

Oregon State Human Development & Family Studies Bachelor’s Program

In the 2018-2019 academic year, 283 students earned a bachelor's degree in human development from Oregon State. About 92% of these graduates were women and the other 8% were men.

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The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Oregon State are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 73% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Oregon State University with a bachelor's in human development.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 40
White 206
Non-Resident Aliens 3
Other Races 28

Oregon State Human Development & Family Studies Master’s Program

All of the 3 students who graduated with a Master’s in human development from Oregon State in 2019 were women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Oregon State University with a master's in human development.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 2

Related Major Annual Graduates
Human Sciences Business Services 79
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 38
Textile & Apparel Studies 21

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