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General Psychology Schools in North Carolina

3,733 students earned Psychology degrees in North Carolina in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, General Psychology is the 8th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 3,526
Master’s Degree 161
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 46
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 46
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 46

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of psychology majors in North Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.0%
  • Black or African American: 22.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.5%
  • White: 56.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.6%
  • Other Races: 7.6%
General Psychology Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in North Carolina

16,040 people in the state and 625,220 in the nation are employed in jobs related to psychology.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in North Carolina

A typical salary for a psychology grad in the state is $77,700, compared to a typical salary of $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 49 colleges in North Carolina that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

474 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
30,011 Total Students

67% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.09 years to complete their degree at UNC Chapel Hill. This public school has an average net price of $13,918.

388 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
29,710 Total Students

74% of students get financical aid. 71% of the teachers are full time. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

258 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
16,747 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 73%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,910. It takes the average student 4.30 years to graduate.

254 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
19,108 Total Students

71% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 77% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Appalachian State grads earn an average salary of $33,000.

230 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
28,718 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.52 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 78% are considered full time. A typical student attending ECU will pay a net price of $16,506.

222 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
35,479 Total Students

70% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending NC State will pay a net price of $16,404. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

206 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
20,106 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $32,100 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,158.

#8

Duke University

Durham
166 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
16,606 Total Students

66% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.10 years.

161 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
6,318 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 88% are considered full time. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it.

#10

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem
132 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
8,401 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $32,129. 46% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

General Psychology Careers in NC

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 15% $62,470
Psychology Professors 14% $68,210
Managers 12% $113,560
Psychologists 7% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 155
Other Psychology 38
Child Development & Psychology 3

View all majors related to General Psychology

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