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General Psychology Schools in Rhode Island

578 Psychology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A General Psychology major is the 8th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Rhode Island

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 563
Master’s Degree 15

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of psychology majors in Rhode Island is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 5.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.8%
  • White: 69.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 10.4%
General Psychology Majors in RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Rhode Island

There are 1,940 people in the state and 625,220 people in the nation working in psychology jobs.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. RI

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Rhode Island

In this state, psychology grads earn an average of $83,030. Nationwide, they make an average of $95,610.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Rhode Island that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

242 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
17,465 Total Students

A typical student attending URI will pay a net price of $20,334. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 67%.


Rhode Island College

162 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
7,523 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,600 a year. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.30%.


Providence College

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
4,618 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 79% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.03 years to graduate.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,838 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.17 years to graduate.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
2,771 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.08 years. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 2.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.


Bryant University

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
3,640 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $38,050. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $57,600 after graduation.


Brown University

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
10,333 Total Students

7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 60% of students receive it. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $31,685.

General Psychology Careers in RI

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Psychologists 11% $57,090
Psychology Professors 7% $83,240
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 4% $86,370
Managers 4% $114,950

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 198
Child Development & Psychology 47
Other Psychology 7

View all majors related to General Psychology

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