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Clinical & Counseling Psychology Schools in Pennsylvania

1,623 students earned Clinical Psychology degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

A Clinical & Counseling Psychology major is the 34th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Clinical & Counseling Psychology Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 1,041
Bachelor’s Degree 226
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 222
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 222
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 222
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 74
Post-Master’s Certificate 74
Associate’s Degree 54
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 6

Gender Distribution

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

Clinical & Counseling Psychology Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.0%
  • Black or African American: 12.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.1%
  • White: 65.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.3%
  • Other Races: 9.9%
Clinical & Counseling Psychology Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Clinical & Counseling Psychology Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 18,090 people in the state and 625,220 people in the nation working in clinical psychology jobs.

Clinical & Counseling Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Clinical & Counseling Psychology Jobs in Pennsylvania

Clinical Psychology grads earn an average of $89,300 in the state and $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 52 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer clinical psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

110 Degrees in Major Awarded

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $127,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 0.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
25,860 Total Students

In their early career, UPenn grads earn an average salary of $71,600. 58% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.13 years to graduate.

#3

Chestnut Hill College

Philadelphia
89 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
1,794 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 9.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

86 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
28,673 Total Students

76% of the teachers are full time. 78% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.40%.

#5

Immaculata University

Immaculata
85 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
2,448 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $46,100 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 100% of the teachers are full time.

#6

Temple University

Philadelphia
73 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
39,740 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The 5.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.44 years.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,786 Total Students

In their early career, Thomas Jefferson University grads earn an average salary of $69,000. This private school has an average net price of $25,743. 18% of the teachers are full time.

#8

Rosemont College

Rosemont
63 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
945 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $19,635. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.25 years.

#8

La Salle University

Philadelphia
63 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
5,191 Total Students

43% of the teachers are full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $24,590. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

#10

Widener University

Chester
59 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
6,621 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $31,305.

Clinical & Counseling Psychology Careers in PA

Some of the careers clinical psychology majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 14% $80,400
Psychology Professors 13% $78,740
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 9% $74,930
Psychologists 8% $98,420
Managers 3% $116,820

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
General Psychology 5,323
Child Development & Psychology 313
Other Psychology 88

View all majors related to Clinical & Counseling Psychology

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