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General Psychology Schools in Florida

7,137 Psychology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A General Psychology major is the 9th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 6,774
Master’s Degree 265
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 94
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 94
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 94
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4
Post-Master’s Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.4%
  • Black or African American: 14.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 34.4%
  • White: 38.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.4%
  • Other Races: 6.2%
General Psychology Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Florida

29,500 people in the state and 625,220 in the nation are employed in jobs related to psychology.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Florida

Psychology grads earn an average of $77,810 in the state and $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 43 colleges in Florida that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,466 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
57,942 Total Students

27 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.72 years to graduate.

1,193 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
68,475 Total Students

99% of the teachers are full time. 30 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.51 years.

806 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
41,005 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. 96% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 2.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

566 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
43,846 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.20%. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 77%.

#5

University of Florida

Gainesville
524 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
52,218 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,600 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%.

375 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
29,772 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,768. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 70%.

#7

Saint Leo University

Saint Leo
283 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
11,808 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,900 a year. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

212 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
15,031 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.90% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 63% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

185 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
19,510 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $30,767. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#10

University of Miami

Coral Gables
171 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
17,331 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 72% of students receive it. The 1.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. 79% of the teachers are full time.

General Psychology Careers in FL

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Psychology Professors 22% $74,050
Psychologists 21% $93,280
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 20% $69,650
Managers 17% $90,740

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 1,353
Child Development & Psychology 466

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