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General Psychology Schools in Pennsylvania

5,323 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 Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 4,610
Associate’s Degree 378
Master’s Degree 247
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 87
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 87
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 87
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.5%
  • Black or African American: 10.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.2%
  • White: 66.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.5%
  • Other Races: 6.3%
General Psychology Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 18,090 people in the state and 625,220 people in the nation working in psychology jobs.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Pennsylvania

In this state, psychology grads earn an average of $89,300. Nationwide, they make an average of $95,610.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 122 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

416 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
28,673 Total Students

78% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 3.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate.

415 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
46,810 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,100 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $30,996. The average student takes 4.24 years to complete their degree at Penn State University Park.

#3

Temple University

Philadelphia
359 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
39,740 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $23,536. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. The student loan default rate is 5.10% which is lower than average.

242 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
17,527 Total Students

A typical student attending WCUPA will pay a net price of $22,101. The average student takes 4.39 years to complete their degree at WCUPA. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 79% of students receive it.

159 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
14,458 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 4.90% which is lower than average. 72% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $22,892.

#6

Drexel University

Philadelphia
124 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
24,634 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time. This private school has an average net price of $33,631. 100% of students get financical aid.

118 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
6,381 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $34,300 after graduation. The average student takes 4.31 years to complete their degree at Ship. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

117 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
8,909 Total Students

89% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 82% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 7.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

112 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
8,290 Total Students

The 6.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $22,282. 88% of the teachers are full time.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
7,746 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. The 6.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. The average student takes 4.43 years to complete their degree at Millersville.

General Psychology Careers in PA

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 14% $80,400
Psychology Professors 13% $78,740
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 9% $74,930
Psychologists 8% $98,420
Managers 3% $116,820

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 1,623
Child Development & Psychology 313
Other Psychology 88

View all majors related to General Psychology

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