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General Psychology Schools in Tennessee

In 2018-2019, 1,929 students earned their Psychology degrees in TN.

A General Psychology major is the 7th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Tennessee

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,758
Master’s Degree 112
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 59
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 59
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 59

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.4%
  • Black or African American: 17.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.4%
  • White: 67.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.7%
  • Other Races: 5.1%
General Psychology Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Tennessee

17,170 people in the state and 625,220 in the nation are employed in jobs related to psychology.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Tennessee

A typical salary for a psychology grad in the state is $74,260, compared to a typical salary of $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 32 colleges in Tennessee that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

310 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
28,894 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,900 a year. 94% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.43 years to complete their degree at UT Knoxville.

205 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
21,631 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $12,712. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

199 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
21,458 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,700 a year. 68% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.74 years.

162 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
11,638 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. The student loan default rate is 7.10% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.64 years to complete their degree at UT Chattanooga.

136 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,317 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.60%. 61% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $29,500 after graduation.

95 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
10,954 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.66 years to complete their degree at Austin Peay State University. 99% of students get financical aid.

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
15% Graduation Rate
7,774 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $10,427. 97% of students get financical aid.

#8

Lee University

Cleveland
83 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
5,386 Total Students

98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. In their early career, Lee University grads earn an average salary of $28,200.

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
12,824 Total Students

72% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.07 years. The student loan default rate of 1.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#10

Lipscomb University

Nashville
64 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
4,620 Total Students

An average student at Lipscomb will pay a net price of $24,334. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,900 a year. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

General Psychology Careers in TN

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Psychology Professors 16% $65,170
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 14% $64,330
Managers 13% $74,130
Psychologists 4% $95,990
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 364
Child Development & Psychology 46
Other Psychology 9

View all majors related to General Psychology

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