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Psychology at Wayne State College

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

WSC is located in Wayne, Nebraska and approximately 3,890 students attend the school each year. Of the 592 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Wayne State College in 2019, 46 of them were psychology majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Psychology section at the bottom of this page.

WSC Psychology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

WSC Psychology Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks psychology programs across the country. The following shows how WSC performed in these rankings.

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 WSC is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for 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 Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 449
Most Focused Psychology Schools 653
Most Popular Psychology Schools 870

Psychology Student Demographics at WSC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the psychology majors at Wayne State College.

WSC Psychology Bachelor’s Program

91% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 46 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in psychology from WSC in 2019, 9% were men and 91% were women.

WSC Gender Breakdown of Psychology Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 87% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in psychology at WSC 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 Wayne State College with a bachelor's in psychology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Psychology Majors at Wayne State College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 40
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

WSC also has a doctoral program available in psychology. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Psychology

Psychology majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Wayne State College. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 29
General Psychology 17

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 NE, the home state for Wayne State College.

Occupation Jobs in NE Average Salary in NE
Managers 1,700 $101,380
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 590 $66,510
Psychology Professors 210 $81,300

References

*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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