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General Psychology Schools in Michigan

2,585 students earned Psychology degrees in Michigan in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, General Psychology is the 7th most popular major in the state out of a total 319 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Michigan

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,425
Master’s Degree 76
Associate’s Degree 58
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 26

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.6%
  • Black or African American: 9.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.0%
  • White: 72.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.5%
  • Other Races: 6.3%
General Psychology Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Michigan

In this state, there are 9,920 people employed in jobs related to a psychology degree, compared to 625,220 nationwide.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Michigan

Psychology grads earn an average of $88,120 in the state and $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

352 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
50,351 Total Students

The average student takes 4.39 years to complete their degree at Michigan State. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $41,600 a year. 66% of students get financical aid.

340 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
27,025 Total Students

The average student takes 4.93 years to complete their degree at Wayne State. Graduates earn an average $32,600 after graduation. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#3

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant
303 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
21,622 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.75 years. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,677.

269 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
24,677 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.80% which is lower than average. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.58 years.

221 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
19,123 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.89 years.

#6

Oakland University

Rochester Hills
200 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
19,309 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.78 years to complete their degree at Oakland. The student loan default rate is 4.40% which is lower than average.

123 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
9,460 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The average student takes 4.87 years to complete their degree at UM Dearborn. 96% of students get financical aid.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
22,562 Total Students

89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 63%.

#9

Hope College

Holland
84 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
3,149 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.00% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at Hope. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

#10

Calvin University

Grand Rapids
49 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
3,732 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. The student loan default rate of 2.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

General Psychology Careers in MI

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Psychology Professors 14% $86,780
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 14% $75,340
Managers 7% $95,390
Psychologists 2% $100,450

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Child Development & Psychology 779
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 693
Other Psychology 11

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