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General Psychology at Syracuse University

What traits are you looking for in a psychology school? To help you decide if Syracuse University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's psychology program.

Syracuse is located in Syracuse, New York and has a total student population of 21,322. Of the 4,193 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University in 2021, 269 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.

Syracuse General Psychology Degrees Available

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

Syracuse General Psychology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the psychology progam at Syracuse 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 Syracuse 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 Master’s Degree Schools 235

In 2021, 8 students received their master’s degree in psychology from Syracuse. This makes it the #186 most popular school for psychology master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Psychology Graduates from Syracuse Make?

The median salary of psychology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Syracuse is $32,210. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 12% higher than the national average of $28,637 for all psychology bachelor's degree recipients.


Psychology Student Demographics at Syracuse

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

Syracuse General Psychology Bachelor’s Program

80% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 269 students who earned a bachelor's degree in General Psychology from Syracuse in 2020-2021, 20% were men and 80% were women.


About 57% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in psychology at Syracuse 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 Syracuse University with a bachelor's in psychology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 16
Black or African American 14
Hispanic or Latino 33
White 153
International Students 36
Other Races/Ethnicities 17

Syracuse General Psychology Master’s Program

63% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 8 students who graduated with a master’s in psychology from Syracuse in 2021, 38% were men and 63% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 20% men graduate in psychology each year. Syracuse does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 17% more men than average.


Of the students who received a psychology master's degree from Syracuse, 88% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 7
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Syracuse 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 Syracuse University.

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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