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General Psychology Schools in New York

10,931 Psychology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, General Psychology is the 4th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 9,841
Master’s Degree 580
Associate’s Degree 476
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 27
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 27
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 27
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 3

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.3%
  • Black or African American: 13.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 20.6%
  • White: 44.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.8%
  • Other Races: 6.1%
General Psychology Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in New York

33,290 people in the state and 625,220 in the nation are employed in jobs related to psychology.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in New York

Psychology grads earn an average of $99,640 in the state and $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 99 colleges in New York that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

730 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
23,202 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.66 years to graduate.

700 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
19,746 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 38%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,000 a year.

565 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
31,503 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.25 years to graduate. The student loan default rate is 3.00% which is lower than average. A typical student attending University at Buffalo will pay a net price of $17,090.

500 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
18,161 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 85% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. In their early career, Brooklyn grads earn an average salary of $33,400.

#5

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook
486 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
26,256 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,300 a year. The 2.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. The average student takes 4.33 years to complete their degree at SUNY Stony Brook.

382 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
51,847 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.20%. The average student takes 4.04 years to complete their degree at NYU. This private institution charges an average net price of $42,397.

#7

CUNY City College

New York
362 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
16,043 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,744. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.90%.

#8

Touro College

New York
328 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
11,800 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.10%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $18,520.

325 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
17,944 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $17,298. It takes the average student 4.16 years to graduate.

298 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
17,768 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 75% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.10%. In their early career, Binghamton University grads earn an average salary of $45,300.

General Psychology Careers in NY

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Psychology Professors 23% $84,000
Psychologists 18% $103,630
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 16% $88,710
Managers 10% $109,910

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 2,539
Child Development & Psychology 899
Other Psychology 238

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