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General Psychology Schools in District of Columbia

64 students earned Psychology degrees in District of Columbia in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, General Psychology is the 62nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in District of Columbia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 50
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 14
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 14
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 14

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a psychology major is more popular with women than with men.

General Psychology Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of psychology majors in District of Columbia is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.7%
  • Black or African American: 17.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.4%
  • White: 53.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.2%
  • Other Races: 9.4%
General Psychology Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in District of Columbia

There are 20,960 people in the state and 625,220 people in the nation working in psychology jobs.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in District of Columbia

In this state, psychology grads earn an average of $95,500. Nationwide, they make an average of $95,610.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in District of Columbia that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:


American University

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
14,318 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 56% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 1.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,771 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1. The average student takes 4.13 years to complete their degree at CUA. This private school has an average net price of $34,972.


Howard University

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
9,399 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $39,792. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,800 a year.


Georgetown University

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
19,593 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.05 years. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 48% are considered full time.


Gallaudet University

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
1,485 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 8.70% student loan default rate is lower than average.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,814 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 51%. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

General Psychology Careers in DC

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Psychology Professors 16% $99,050
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 12% $84,780
Psychologists 7% $96,980
Managers 3% $141,320

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

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 212
Child Development & Psychology 21
Other Psychology 5

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