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General Psychology Schools in Washington

1,736 Psychology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, General Psychology is the 11th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,669
Master’s Degree 63
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.8%
  • Black or African American: 3.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.9%
  • White: 58.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 13.2%
General Psychology Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Washington

There are 14,840 people in the state and 625,220 people in the nation working in psychology jobs.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Washington

In this state, psychology grads earn an average of $73,840. Nationwide, they make an average of $95,610.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 19 colleges in Washington that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

460 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
31,478 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The 4.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.45 years.

201 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
16,121 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,439. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid.

192 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
12,342 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,175. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, CWU grads earn an average salary of $36,900.

172 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
5,354 Total Students

83% of students get financical aid. In their early career, UW Tacoma grads earn an average salary of $44,900. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

138 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
12,633 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.71 years to graduate. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $12,150.

107 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
7,563 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $47,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 5.09 years.

103 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
7,291 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $34,947. Graduates earn an average $44,400 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,688 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $28,400. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
2,666 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. An average student at Puget Sound will pay a net price of $36,075.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
3,207 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. The 3.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.20 years.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
2,776 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,000 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 2.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

General Psychology Careers in WA

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Managers 22% $116,700
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 22% $71,670
Psychology Professors 18% $62,490
Psychologists 10% $100,930

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Child Development & Psychology 638
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 450
Other Psychology 8

View all majors related to General Psychology

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