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General Psychology Schools in Connecticut

1,717 Psychology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, General Psychology is the 4th most popular major in the state out of a total 247 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,628
Associate’s Degree 60
Master’s Degree 29

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.6%
  • Black or African American: 10.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.5%
  • White: 57.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.0%
  • Other Races: 8.8%
General Psychology Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Connecticut

There are 9,270 people in the state and 625,220 people in the nation working in psychology jobs.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Connecticut

In this state, psychology grads earn an average of $90,870. Nationwide, they make an average of $95,610.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 31 colleges in Connecticut that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

406 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,412 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.30%. Graduates earn an average $46,400 after graduation. The average student takes 4.17 years to complete their degree at UCONN.

173 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,822 Total Students

87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $16,288. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

163 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
10,050 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 48% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,800 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.66 years to complete their degree at SCSU.

116 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
8,958 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $45,900 a year. The student loan default rate is 3.30% which is lower than average.

#5

Wesleyan University

Middletown
108 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
3,217 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 1.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 87%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $26,291.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
5,208 Total Students

The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at ECSU. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.70%.

90 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
5,642 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $35,700 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. The 7.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#8

University of Hartford

West Hartford
70 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
6,770 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 41%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,400 a year. The student loan default rate is 6.40% which is lower than average.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
5,485 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.30%. The average student takes 4.34 years to complete their degree at University of Bridgeport. 28% of the teachers are full time.

#10

Post University

Waterbury
66 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
9,845 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.23 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 10% are considered full time.

General Psychology Careers in CT

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Psychologists 12% $104,140
Psychology Professors 10% $88,570
Managers 8% $118,140
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 7% $88,890

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Child Development & Psychology 403
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 391
Other Psychology 49

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