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General Psychology at SUNY Cortland

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General Psychology at SUNY Cortland

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 SUNY Cortland stacks up to those at other schools.

SUNY Cortland is located in Cortland, New York and has a total student population of 6,832. In 2021, 91 psychology majors received their bachelor's degree from SUNY Cortland.

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.

SUNY Cortland General Psychology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

SUNY Cortland General Psychology Rankings

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

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 SUNY Cortland 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 Value General Psychology Schools 176
Most Popular General Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 328
Best General Psychology Schools 382
Most Popular General Psychology Schools 424

Earnings of SUNY Cortland Psychology Graduates

The median salary of psychology students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY Cortland is $30,182. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 5% higher than the national average of $28,637 for all psychology bachelor's degree recipients.


Psychology Student Demographics at SUNY Cortland

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

SUNY Cortland General Psychology Bachelor’s Program

86% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 91 students who earned a bachelor's degree in General Psychology from SUNY Cortland in 2020-2021, 14% were men and 86% were women.


About 70% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in psychology at SUNY Cortland 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 SUNY Cortland with a bachelor's in psychology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 13
White 64
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

SUNY Cortland 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 SUNY Cortland.

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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