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General Psychology at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus

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General Psychology at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus

If you plan to study general psychology, take a look at what University of Washington - Tacoma Campus has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

UW Tacoma is located in Tacoma, Washington and has a total student population of 5,329. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 172 students received a bachelor's degree in psychology from UW Tacoma.

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.

UW Tacoma General Psychology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

UW Tacoma General Psychology Rankings

The psychology major at UW Tacoma 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.

How Much Do Psychology Graduates from UW Tacoma Make?

The median salary of psychology students who receive their bachelor's degree at UW Tacoma is $32,800. This is 18% higher than $27,900, which is the national average for all psychology bachelor's degree recipients.


Psychology Student Demographics at UW Tacoma

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

UW Tacoma General Psychology Bachelor’s Program

79% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 172 students who earned a bachelor's degree in General Psychology from UW Tacoma in 2018-2019, 21% were men and 79% were women.

UW Tacoma Gender Breakdown of General Psychology Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 10% more racial-ethnic minorities in its psychology bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Washington - Tacoma Campus with a bachelor's in psychology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Psychology Majors at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 21
Black or African American 14
Hispanic or Latino 36
White 73
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 24

UW Tacoma also has a doctoral program available in psychology. In 2019, 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 WA, the home state for University of Washington - Tacoma Campus.

Occupation Jobs in WA Average Salary in WA
Managers 11,280 $125,490
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 2,330 $73,840
Psychology Professors 860 $68,420
Psychologists 370 $102,760


*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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