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General Psychology at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona

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General Psychology at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona

If you are interested in studying general psychology, you may want to check out the program at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

In the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 students received a bachelor's degree in psychology from Penn State Altoona.

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.

Penn State Altoona General Psychology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

Penn State Altoona General Psychology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the psychology progam at Penn State Altoona compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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 Penn State Altoona 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
Most Focused General Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 210
Best Value General Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 263

How Much Do Psychology Graduates from Penn State Altoona Make?

The median salary of psychology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Penn State Altoona is $29,100. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 4% higher than the national average of $27,900 for all psychology bachelor's degree recipients.

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Psychology Student Demographics at Penn State Altoona

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

Penn State Altoona General Psychology Bachelor’s Program

78% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 27 psychology students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from Penn State Altoona, about 22% were men and 78% were women.

Penn State Altoona Gender Breakdown of General Psychology Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 63% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in psychology at Penn State Altoona are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Psychology Majors at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 17
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

Penn State Altoona also has a doctoral program available in psychology. In 2019, 0 student 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 PA, the home state for Pennsylvania State University - Altoona.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Managers 11,060 $126,290
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 4,440 $83,610
Psychology Professors 2,130 $89,300
Psychologists 460 $87,940

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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