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General Psychology at Purchase College

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General Psychology at Purchase College

Every general psychology school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the psychology program at Purchase College stacks up to those at other schools.

Purchase College is located in Purchase, New York and approximately 3,685 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 53 students received a bachelor's degree in psychology from Purchase College.

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.

Purchase College General Psychology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

Purchase College General Psychology Rankings

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

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The psychology major at Purchase College 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 427
Most Popular General Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 496
Most Popular General Psychology Schools 623

Earnings of Purchase College Psychology Graduates

The median salary of psychology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Purchase College is $23,080. This is less than $28,637, which is the national average of all psychology majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Psychology Student Demographics at Purchase College

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

Purchase College General Psychology Bachelor’s Program

74% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 26% of psychology bachelor's degrees went to men and 74% went to women. The typical psychology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 20% men. So male students are more repesented at Purchase College since its program graduates 6% more men than average.


About 55% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in psychology at Purchase College 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 Purchase College with a bachelor's in psychology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 29
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Purchase College also has a doctoral program available in psychology. In 2021, 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 NY, the home state for Purchase College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Managers 16,600 $124,160
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 11,370 $94,140
Psychology Professors 4,840 $99,690
Psychologists 480 $99,640


*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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