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General Psychology Schools in Texas

8,347 students earned Psychology degrees in Texas in the 2018-2019 year.

A General Psychology major is the 10th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 7,192
Associate’s Degree 847
Master’s Degree 234
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 38
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 38
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 38
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 20
Post-Master’s Certificate 16
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 16

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.3%
  • Black or African American: 11.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 41.8%
  • White: 35.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.9%
  • Other Races: 4.3%
General Psychology Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Texas

There are 31,210 people in the state and 625,220 people in the nation working in psychology jobs.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Texas

Psychology grads earn an average of $78,270 in the state and $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 92 colleges in Texas that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

608 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
46,324 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 82% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.71 years. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

544 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
68,679 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,944. In their early career, Texas A&M grads earn an average salary of $48,600.

466 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
32,264 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 73% are considered full time. The 6.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. 25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

448 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
38,644 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.62 years.

411 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
51,832 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending UT Austin will pay a net price of $16,505. Graduates earn an average $46,000 after graduation.

358 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
28,644 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 84% are considered full time.

348 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
38,241 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 7.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,609.

246 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
38,209 Total Students

78% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate of 6.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,033.

225 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
28,755 Total Students

A typical student attending UT Dallas will pay a net price of $14,336. It takes the average student 4.30 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.70%.

223 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
21,213 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 80% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,666. Most students complete their degree in 4.58 years.

General Psychology Careers in TX

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 20% $66,070
Psychology Professors 18% $70,820
Managers 15% $113,510
Psychologists 9% $98,900

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 1,903
Child Development & Psychology 205
Other Psychology 11

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