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General Psychology Schools in Maine

In 2018-2019, 282 students earned their Psychology degrees in ME.

In this state, General Psychology is the 12th most popular major out of a total 213 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Maine

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 273
Master’s Degree 4
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Black or African American: 2.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 82.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 8.5%
General Psychology Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Maine

In this state, there are 1,910 people employed in jobs related to a psychology degree, compared to 625,220 nationwide.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Maine

In this state, psychology grads earn an average of $75,620. Nationwide, they make an average of $95,610.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Maine that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,561 Total Students

In their early career, UMaine grads earn an average salary of $33,800. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,388. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
1,930 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.70%. In their early career, UMaine Farmington grads earn an average salary of $27,200. The full-time teacher rate is 69%.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,429 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 34%. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#4

Colby College

Waterville
31 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
2,003 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 92%. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
7,483 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 2.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
3,744 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $18,358. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#7

Thomas College

Waterville
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
1,949 Total Students

In their early career, Thomas College grads earn an average salary of $30,600. The average student takes 4.21 years to complete their degree at Thomas College. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
1,445 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,800 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending UMPI will pay a net price of $10,405. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,987 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.15 years. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $26,405. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

General Psychology Careers in ME

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 5% $72,200
Managers 1% $92,110
Psychologists 0% $93,070
Psychology Professors 0% $64,080

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

Major Annual Graduates in ME
Child Development & Psychology 95
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 77
Other Psychology 2

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