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Human Resource Management Schools in Virginia

In 2018-2019, 497 students earned their HR degrees in VA.

As a degree choice, Human Resource Management is the 8th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Human Resource Management Majors in Virginia

HR majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 231
Bachelor’s Degree 135
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 105
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 105
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 105
Post-Master’s Certificate 18
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 18
Associate’s Degree 5
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 3
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 3

Gender Distribution

In Virginia, a HR major is more popular with women than with men.

Human Resource Management Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of HR majors in Virginia is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 35.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.8%
  • White: 46.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.4%
  • Other Races: 8.7%
Human Resource Management Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Human Resource Management Grads in Virginia

There are 44,700 people in the state and 1,325,020 people in the nation working in HR jobs.

Human Resource Management Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Human Resource Management Jobs in Virginia

In this state, HR grads earn an average of $75,120. Nationwide, they make an average of $70,730.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in Virginia that offer HR degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Regent University

Virginia Beach
219 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
10,365 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $18,403. Most students complete their degree in 4.91 years. 42 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#2

University of Richmond

University of Richmond
111 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
3,914 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $46,900 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. An average student at URichmond will pay a net price of $25,911.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
11% Graduation Rate
5,606 Total Students

The average student takes 4.12 years to complete their degree at Strayer University - Virginia. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 36 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
1,358 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $24,326. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.80%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
37,863 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time.

#6

Marymount University

Arlington
17 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
3,363 Total Students

The average student takes 4.36 years to complete their degree at Marymount. An average student at Marymount will pay a net price of $24,933. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
100% Graduation Rate
485 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.20%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 100% of students get financical aid.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
25,012 Total Students

The average student takes 4.08 years to complete their degree at University of Virginia. The full-time teacher rate is 95%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $20,281.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,761 Total Students

An average student at Bryant & Stratton College - Virginia Beach will pay a net price of $13,809. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. In their early career, Bryant & Stratton College - Virginia Beach grads earn an average salary of $21,200.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
281 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,600 after earning their degree at this institution. This private institution charges an average net price of $33,432.

Human Resource Management Careers in VA

Some of the careers HR majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Training and Development Specialists 17% $69,750
Training and Development Managers 15% $126,820
Human Resources Managers 12% $130,970
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 12% $68,890
Human Resources Specialists 11% $71,790
Compensation and Benefits Managers 6% $134,580
Labor Relations Specialists 1% $62,130

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Business Administration & Management 11,863
Accounting 2,296
Business & Commerce 1,742
Management Sciences & Methods 1,150
Marketing 935
Finance & Financial Management 891
Management Information Systems 482
Hospitality Management 450

View all majors related to Human Resource Management

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