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General Psychology Schools in New Jersey

In 2018-2019, 3,567 students earned their Psychology degrees in NJ.

In this state, General Psychology is the 4th most popular major out of a total 285 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 3,371
Master’s Degree 150
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 35
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 35
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 35
Associate’s Degree 9
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 2
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 2

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of psychology majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.8%
  • Black or African American: 14.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 23.4%
  • White: 45.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.8%
  • Other Races: 7.7%
General Psychology Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in New Jersey

23,310 people in the state and 625,220 in the nation are employed in jobs related to psychology.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in New Jersey

Psychology grads earn an average of $99,670 in the state and $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 26 colleges in New Jersey that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

574 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,173 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $20,623. Graduates earn an average $44,300 after graduation. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

456 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
21,007 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The average student takes 4.47 years to complete their degree at Montclair State. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 35% are considered full time.

436 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,309 Total Students

90% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.72 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,800 a year.

#4

Rowan University

Glassboro
337 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
19,618 Total Students

The 5.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid.

208 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
13,605 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $12,888. 56% of the teachers are full time. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

195 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
10,105 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 87% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 7.60% which is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $34,700 after graduation.

185 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
9,934 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $35,600 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 4.90% which is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $20,399.

157 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
7,949 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.97 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it.

126 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
7,233 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 94% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.67 years.

120 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
6,142 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $20,216. 81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

General Psychology Careers in NJ

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 14% $116,890
Psychology Professors 12% $87,050
Psychologists 10% $0
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 8% $85,160
Managers 7% $127,510

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 647
Child Development & Psychology 97
Other Psychology 12

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