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2021 Best General Psychology Schools in Minnesota

26 Colleges
$33,115 Avg Salary
$31,388 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best General Psychology School for You

General Psychology is one of the most popular subjects to study in Minnesota. With 3,010 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 4th out of all the majors we track in the state.

When it comes to higher education, there are a lot of options for students. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Course Advisor has developed this Best General Psychology Schools in Minnesota ranking. This report analyzed 26 schools in Minnesota to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best General Psychology Schools in Minnesota

Check out the psychology programs at these schools if you want to get the best education that money can buy.

Top 10 Best General Psychology Schools

Our 2021 rankings named University of Minnesota - Duluth the best school in Minnesota for general psychology students. UMN Duluth is a fairly large public school located in the city of Duluth.

Psychology majors at UMN Duluth take out an average of $22,750 in student loans while working on their egree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $236.

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#2

Hamline University

Saint Paul, MN

A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Hamline University is a great place for general psychology students. Hamline is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Saint Paul.

After completing their degree, psychology graduates from Hamline carry an average student debtload of $24,525. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $255, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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College of Saint Benedict

Saint Joseph, MN

The excellent programs at College of Saint Benedict helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best general psychology schools in Minnesota. CSB is a small private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized suburb of Saint Joseph.

On average, psychology graduates from CSB take out $26,000 in student loans while working on their degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $270.

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St Olaf College

Northfield, MN

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend St Olaf College. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Best General Psychology Schools in Minnesota list. Located in the distant town of Northfield, St. Olaf is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

The average amount in student loans that psychology majors at St. Olaf take out is $22,000. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $228.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. The school came in at #5 on this year’s Best General Psychology Schools in Minnesota list. UMN Twin Cities is a very large public school located in the large city of Minneapolis.

On average, psychology graduates from UMN Twin Cities take out $19,909 in student loans while working on their degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $207.

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Gustavus Adolphus College

Saint Peter, MN

Gustavus Adolphus College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for general psychology students. It came in at #6 on the list. Gustavus Adolphus is a small private not-for-profit school located in the fringe town of Saint Peter.

The average amount in student loans that psychology majors at Gustavus Adolphus take out is $27,000. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $280.

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Bemidji State University landed the #7 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best general psychology programs. Located in the remote town of Bemidji, Bemidji State University is a public college with a small student population.

While working on their degree, psychology majors at Bemidji State University accumulate an average of around $22,366 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $232.

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With a ranking of #8, Concordia College at Moorhead did quite well on this year’s best schools for general psychology students. Located in the medium-sized suburb of Moorhead, Concordia College Moorhead is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

On average, psychology graduates from Concordia College Moorhead take out $24,250 in student loans while working on their degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $252, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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University of St Thomas Minnesota ranked #9 on this year’s Best General Psychology Schools in Minnesota list. UST MN is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Saint Paul.

While working on their degree, psychology majors at UST MN accumulate an average of around $21,500 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $223, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Minnesota State University - Mankato did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for general psychology students. It came in at #10 on the list. Minnesota State University - Mankato is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Mankato.

Psychology majors at Minnesota State University - Mankato take out an average of $23,136 in student loans while working on their egree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $240, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best General Psychology Colleges in the Plains States Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 2,107
Kansas 973
Iowa 1,300
Nebraska 694
North Dakota 309
South Dakota 240

One of 3 majors within the area of study, general psychology has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Psychology

Related Major Annual Graduates
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 30,532
Child Development & Psychology 13,150
Other Psychology 3,056

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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