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General Psychology Schools in Kentucky

1,374 students earned Psychology degrees in Kentucky in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, General Psychology is the 15th most popular major out of a total 256 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,327
Master’s Degree 31
Associate’s Degree 16

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Black or African American: 9.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.3%
  • White: 77.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 6.8%
General Psychology Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Kentucky

There are 5,120 people in the state and 625,220 people in the nation working in psychology jobs.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Kentucky

A typical salary for a psychology grad in the state is $67,960, compared to a typical salary of $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 23 colleges in Kentucky that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

263 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
29,182 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,900 after earning their degree at this institution. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $18,523.

200 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
15,815 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $13,845. 99% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 58% are considered full time.

190 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
21,430 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,692. 97% of students get financical aid.

163 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
19,456 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.50 years to graduate. 65% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.20%.

#5

Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights
92 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
14,764 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 97%. 99% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending NKU will pay a net price of $9,244.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
13,472 Total Students

An average student at Cumberland College will pay a net price of $17,953. The average student takes 4.24 years to complete their degree at Cumberland College. The student loan default rate of 6.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#7

Bellarmine University

Louisville
65 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
3,369 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.19 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 42% are considered full time. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
10,195 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $12,759. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 77% are considered full time. In their early career, Morehead State University grads earn an average salary of $27,200.

#9

Spalding University

Louisville
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
1,758 Total Students

In their early career, Spalding grads earn an average salary of $35,400. 100% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

#10

Centre College

Danville
25 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
1,434 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time. 99% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.03 years to complete their degree at Centre College of Kentucky.

General Psychology Careers in KY

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Psychology Professors 13% $62,920
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 12% $59,300
Managers 9% $89,310
Psychologists 5% $95,990

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 647
Child Development & Psychology 94
Other Psychology 9

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