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General Psychology Schools in Missouri

In 2018-2019, 2,107 students earned their Psychology degrees in MO.

As a degree choice, General Psychology is the 7th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,984
Master’s Degree 52
Post-Master’s Certificate 23
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 23
Associate’s Degree 18
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 17
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 13
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 13
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 13

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.1%
  • Black or African American: 10.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.2%
  • White: 75.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.1%
  • Other Races: 4.8%
General Psychology Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Missouri

6,150 people in the state and 625,220 in the nation are employed in jobs related to psychology.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Missouri

A typical salary for a psychology grad in the state is $83,520, compared to a typical salary of $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 38 colleges in Missouri that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

312 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
23,697 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 68% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it.

308 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
29,843 Total Students

A typical student attending Mizzou will pay a net price of $18,480. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $39,400 after graduation.

196 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
16,441 Total Students

In their early career, UMSL grads earn an average salary of $35,400. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it.

#4

Columbia College

Columbia
121 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
12,080 Total Students

An average student at Columbia College Missouri will pay a net price of $24,148. In their early career, Columbia College Missouri grads earn an average salary of $33,000. 90% of students get financical aid.

109 Degrees in Major Awarded

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $14,368. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

103 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
5,853 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,119. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years.

103 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
16,375 Total Students

94% of students get financical aid. In their early career, UMKC grads earn an average salary of $38,300. The student loan default rate of 7.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#8

Lindenwood University

Saint Charles
80 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
9,468 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $18,264. 99% of students get financical aid. In their early career, Lindenwood University grads earn an average salary of $34,400.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
11,071 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.50 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#10

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis
66 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
14,438 Total Students

The 2.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $27,861. Most students complete their degree in 4.20 years.

General Psychology Careers in MO

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Psychology Professors 23% $73,750
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 16% $65,890
Managers 10% $93,580
Psychologists 4% $98,890

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Child Development & Psychology 656
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 467
Other Psychology 14

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