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General Psychology at SUNY Plattsburgh

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General Psychology at SUNY Plattsburgh

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

SUNY Plattsburgh is located in Plattsburgh, New York and approximately 5,109 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 83 psychology majors received their bachelor's degree from SUNY Plattsburgh.

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 Plattsburgh General Psychology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

SUNY Plattsburgh General Psychology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the psychology progam at SUNY Plattsburgh 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 SUNY Plattsburgh 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 494

How Much Do Psychology Graduates from SUNY Plattsburgh Make?

The median salary of psychology students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY Plattsburgh is $30,208. This is 5% higher than $28,637, which is the national average for all psychology bachelor's degree recipients.


Psychology Student Demographics at SUNY Plattsburgh

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

SUNY Plattsburgh General Psychology Bachelor’s Program

77% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 83 students who earned a bachelor's degree in General Psychology from SUNY Plattsburgh in 2020-2021, 23% were men and 77% were women. The typical psychology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 20% men. So male students are more repesented at SUNY Plattsburgh since its program graduates 2% more men than average.


About 67% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in psychology at SUNY Plattsburgh 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 Plattsburgh with a bachelor's in psychology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 56
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

SUNY Plattsburgh 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 Plattsburgh.

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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