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General Psychology at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

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General Psychology at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

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 University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus stacks up to those at other schools.

Pitt is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and approximately 32,277 students attend the school each year.

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.

Pitt General Psychology Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology

Pitt General Psychology Rankings

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In 2021, 15 students received their master’s degree in psychology from Pitt. This makes it the #103 most popular school for psychology master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 0 student who received their doctoral degrees in psychology, making the school the #119 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Psychology Graduates from Pitt Make?

The median salary of psychology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Pitt is $29,749. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 4% higher than the national average of $28,637 for all psychology bachelor's degree recipients.


Psychology Student Demographics at Pitt

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

Pitt General Psychology Master’s Program

87% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 15 psychology students who graduated with a master's degree in 2020-2021 from Pitt, about 13% were men and 87% were women.


Of the students who received a psychology master's degree from Pitt, 67% 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 University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus with a master's in psychology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 10
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Pitt 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 PA, the home state for University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus.

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


*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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