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Clinical & Counseling Psychology in California

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Clinical & Counseling Psychology Schools in California

5,058 Clinical Psychology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Clinical & Counseling Psychology major is the 30th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Clinical & Counseling Psychology Majors in California

Clinical Psychology majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 3,608
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 832
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 832
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 832
Post-Master’s Certificate 390
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 390
Bachelor’s Degree 228

Gender Distribution

In California, a clinical psychology major is more popular with women than with men.

Clinical & Counseling Psychology Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of clinical psychology majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 8.4%
  • Black or African American: 8.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 25.5%
  • White: 40.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.0%
  • Other Races: 14.2%
Clinical & Counseling Psychology Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Clinical & Counseling Psychology Grads in California

In this state, there are 90,260 people employed in jobs related to a clinical psychology degree, compared to 625,220 nationwide.

Clinical & Counseling Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for Clinical & Counseling Psychology Jobs in California

In this state, clinical psychology grads earn an average of $117,990. Nationwide, they make an average of $95,610.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 62 colleges in California that offer clinical psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

687 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
16,930 Total Students

22% of the teachers are full time. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $48,900 a year.

491 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,780 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $59,600 after earning their degree at this institution. This private school has an average net price of $25,481. 33% of students get financical aid.

381 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,628 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 74%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1. The 4.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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Palo Alto University

Palo Alto
235 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,071 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 4.50% which is lower than average. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 48% of the teachers are full time.

232 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
7,961 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.14 years to complete their degree at Pepperdine.

195 Degrees in Major Awarded

The 1.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 35% are considered full time.

187 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
10,486 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 33%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $23,365. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

173 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,672 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 11%. An average student at TUW will pay a net price of $18,774. The 6.80% student loan default rate is lower than average.

166 Degrees in Major Awarded
802 Total Students

The 3.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 5 to 1. Graduates earn an average $33,500 after graduation.

161 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
2,965 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $51,900 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 3.30% which is lower than average.

Clinical & Counseling Psychology Careers in CA

Some of the careers clinical psychology majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Psychology Professors 17% $109,340
Psychologists 13% $112,350
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 12% $100,850
Managers 11% $129,300

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to clinical psychology.

Major Annual Graduates in CA
General Psychology 24,751
Child Development & Psychology 3,604
Other Psychology 625

View all majors related to Clinical & Counseling Psychology

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