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2023 Developmental and Child Psychology Students

There are about 3,250 students enrolled in Developmental and Child Psychology in the USA.

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College is a fabulously influential investment in one's life; it is an opportunity for personal progress and expansion. Students attempt to realize what they dream to do and build the must-have skills to become a flourishing member of society. But learning is not confined to a classroom environment - the conversations one has with their peers, the nugget of wisdom received from an old instructor, the exposure to a different take on things. Therefore, attending a diverse college greatly enhances what you gain from your time spent at university.

Developmental and Child Psychology is a slightly more ethnically diverse focus than average*. 60% of the nation's Developmental and Child Psychology majors are white students, followed by latino students (14%), black students (11%), and students of other races**(9%). The most racially diverse college* in the top 100 is University of California-San Diego located in La Jolla, CA.

Secondly, Developmental and Child Psychology very highly skews female, more so 94% of subjects. 9/10 of students majoring in Developmental and Child Psychology identify as women. University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne in Fort Wayne, IN has the most gender balanced student body in the top 100.

Another significant type of diversity is income diversity. Developmental and Child Psychology ranks in the top 21% of focuses for socioeconomic diversity. 27% of its majors come from households that bring in more than $110,000 a year, 17% are from middle income households, and 25% grew up in families that bring in south of $30,000 a year. East Texas Baptist University is the most socioeconomically diverse school in the top 100.

Considering each type of diversity, overall CA is the most diverse state for Developmental and Child Psychology. The Far West is the most diverse region, and the California Collegiate Athletic Association is the most diverse conference.

* diversity calculations and comparisons are based on Simpson's Diversity Index
** other races is used to refer to non asian, black, latino, or white

Diversity Statistics

Racial Diversity
  • Asian: 6%

  • Black: 11%

  • Latino: 14%

  • White: 60%

  • Other: 9%

    Gender Diversity
  • Male: 10%

  • Female: 90%

    Socioeconomic Diversity (By Household Income)
  • Under 30k: 25%

  • 30k - 48k: 16%

  • 48k - 75k: 17%

  • 75k - 110k: 15%

  • Over 110k: 27%

    Geographic Diversity
  • In State: 70%

  • Out of State: 23%

  • International: 7%

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