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General Psychology at Capella University

If you plan to study general psychology, take a look at what Capella University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Capella University is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has a total student population of 36,284. Of the 2,866 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Capella University in 2019, 350 of them were general psychology majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in General Psychology section at the bottom of this page.

Capella University General Psychology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
  • Master’s Degree in Psychology
  • Doctorate Degree in Psychology

Online Classes Are Available at Capella University

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Capella University offers distance education options for psychology at the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Capella University General Psychology Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks psychology programs across the country. The following shows how Capella University performed in these rankings.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The psychology major at Capella University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for General Psychology. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best General Psychology Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 2
Best General Psychology Colleges for Veterans 2
Most Popular Online General Psychology Schools 12
Highest Paid General Psychology Graduates 19
Most Popular Colleges for General Psychology 60
Most Focused Colleges for General Psychology 122

In 2019, 74 students received their master’s degree in psychology from Capella University. This makes it the #9 most popular school for psychology master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 50 students who received their doctoral degrees in psychology, making the school the #4 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Psychology Graduates from Capella University Make?

The median salary of psychology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Capella University is $36,700. This is 32% higher than $27,900, which is the national average for all psychology bachelor's degree recipients.

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Psychology Student Demographics at Capella University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the psychology majors at Capella University.

Capella University General Psychology Bachelor’s Program

84% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
For the most recent academic year available, 16% of psychology bachelor's degrees went to men and 84% went to women.

Capella University Gender Breakdown of General Psychology Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 52% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in psychology at Capella University are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Capella University with a bachelor's in psychology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Psychology Majors at Capella University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 53
Hispanic or Latino 32
White 182
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 79

Capella University General Psychology Master’s Program

78% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 74 students who earned a master's degree in General Psychology from Capella University in 2018-2019, 22% were men and 78% were women.

Capella University Gender Breakdown of General Psychology Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a psychology master's degree from Capella University, 57% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Capella University with a master's in psychology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Psychology Majors at Capella University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 42
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 11

Capella University also has a doctoral program available in psychology. In 2019, 50 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Psychology Grads May Go Into

A degree in psychology can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MN, the home state for Capella University.

Occupation Jobs in MN Average Salary in MN
Managers 9,350 $128,590
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 3,220 $85,860
Psychology Professors 710 $86,380
Psychologists 440 $93,310

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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