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Clinical & Counseling Psychology Schools in District of Columbia

212 Clinical Psychology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Clinical & Counseling Psychology is the 37th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Clinical & Counseling Psychology Majors in District of Columbia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 143
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 64
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 64
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 64
Post-Master’s Certificate 5
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 5

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a clinical psychology major is more popular with women than with men.

Clinical & Counseling Psychology Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.4%
  • Black or African American: 29.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.5%
  • White: 48.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.1%
  • Other Races: 5.7%
Clinical & Counseling Psychology Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Clinical & Counseling Psychology Grads in District of Columbia

There are 20,960 people in the state and 625,220 people in the nation working in clinical psychology jobs.

Clinical & Counseling Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for Clinical & Counseling Psychology Jobs in District of Columbia

A typical salary for a clinical psychology grad in the state is $95,500, compared to a typical salary of $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in District of Columbia that offer clinical psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

100 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
28,172 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time. 81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.11 years to complete their degree at GWU.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded

The student loan default rate of 4.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

#3

Howard University

Washington
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
9,139 Total Students

An average student at Howard will pay a net price of $39,792. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 78% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.43 years.

#4

Gallaudet University

Washington
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
1,557 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.68 years. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,956 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 52%. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 2.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#6

American University

Washington
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
14,311 Total Students

An average student at The American University will pay a net price of $34,617. The average student takes 4.07 years to complete their degree at The American University. The student loan default rate is 1.80% which is lower than average.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
4,244 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.82 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 32% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,482.

Clinical & Counseling Psychology Careers in DC

Some of the careers clinical psychology majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Psychology Professors 16% $99,050
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 12% $84,780
Psychologists 7% $96,980
Managers 3% $141,320

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

Major Annual Graduates in DC
General Psychology 410
Child Development & Psychology 217
Other Psychology 5

View all majors related to Clinical & Counseling Psychology

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