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General Psychology Schools in Georgia

3,255 students earned Psychology degrees in Georgia in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, General Psychology is the 10th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,972
Associate’s Degree 146
Master’s Degree 102
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 35
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 35
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 35

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.9%
  • Black or African American: 34.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.7%
  • White: 44.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.1%
  • Other Races: 6.0%
General Psychology Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Georgia

There are 17,300 people in the state and 625,220 people in the nation working in psychology jobs.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Georgia

A typical salary for a psychology grad in the state is $89,190, compared to a typical salary of $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

502 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
34,316 Total Students

92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 74% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,200 a year.

465 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
38,652 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,900 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,971. The full-time teacher rate is 91%.

365 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
35,420 Total Students

The 6.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 63% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.88 years to graduate.

243 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,408 Total Students

A typical student attending GaSou will pay a net price of $15,795. The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at GaSou. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 82% are considered full time.

203 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,733 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.20%. A typical student attending University of West Georgia will pay a net price of $16,234. 81% of the teachers are full time.

#6

Emory University

Atlanta
145 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
14,458 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.08 years. The student loan default rate of 1.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 78% of the teachers are full time.

#7

Georgia Gwinnett College

Lawrenceville
137 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
12,508 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 69% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
11,211 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,278. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,500 a year. 90% of students get financical aid.

#9

Georgia Military College

Milledgeville
101 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,812 Total Students

In their early career, Georgia Military College grads earn an average salary of $24,800. This public school has an average net price of $8,976. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.

#10

Augusta University

Augusta
94 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
8,458 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. A typical student attending Augusta University will pay a net price of $13,438. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $54,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

General Psychology Careers in GA

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Psychology Professors 19% $70,490
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 17% $71,200
Psychologists 10% $101,780
Managers 9% $109,920

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 552
Child Development & Psychology 316
Other Psychology 22

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