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General Psychology Schools in California

24,751 Psychology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A General Psychology major is the 3rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in California

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 13,119
Associate’s Degree 10,072
Master’s Degree 1,288
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 212
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 212
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 212
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 41
Post-Master’s Certificate 19
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 19

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.0%
  • Black or African American: 5.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 45.6%
  • White: 27.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.8%
  • Other Races: 8.5%
General Psychology Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in California

There are 90,260 people in the state and 625,220 people in the nation working in psychology jobs.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in California

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

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 202 colleges in California that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

912 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
40,212 Total Students

A typical student attending CSUN will pay a net price of $8,243. It takes the average student 5.06 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.70%.

#2

Ashford University

San Diego
784 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
34,710 Total Students

It takes the average student 5.05 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it. 8% of the teachers are full time.

758 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
40,280 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.93 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 2.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

697 Degrees in Major Awarded
91% Graduation Rate
44,537 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time. In their early career, UCLA grads earn an average salary of $44,500. This public school has an average net price of $14,171.

662 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
20,238 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.98 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 30 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,100 a year.

576 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
35,303 Total Students

52% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 2.90% which is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.66 years to graduate.

562 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
37,466 Total Students

23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 49% are considered full time. It takes the average student 5.03 years to graduate.

490 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
31,902 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,722. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 87% of students receive it.

464 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
19,700 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. It takes the average student 4.33 years to graduate. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $17,699.

453 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
35,400 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 27 to 1. Graduates earn an average $42,200 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 74% of students receive it.

General Psychology Careers in CA

Some of the careers 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 psychology.

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 5,058
Child Development & Psychology 3,604
Other Psychology 625

View all majors related to General Psychology

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