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General Psychology Schools in Florida

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

In this state, General Psychology is the 32nd most popular major out of a total 222 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 265
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 94
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 94
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 94
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 11.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 25.3%
  • White: 47.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.9%
  • Other Races: 7.7%
General Psychology Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Florida

In this state, there are 29,500 people employed in jobs related to a psychology degree, compared to 625,220 nationwide.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Florida

In this state, psychology grads earn an average of $77,810. Nationwide, they make an average of $95,610.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in Florida that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
57,942 Total Students

In their early career, FIU grads earn an average salary of $38,700. The full-time teacher rate is 98%. The average student takes 4.72 years to complete their degree at FIU.

#2

University of Florida

Gainesville
51 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
52,218 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. It takes the average student 4.26 years to graduate.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
41,005 Total Students

96% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.27 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
19,510 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,000 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 68%. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
43,846 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid. A typical student attending USF Tampa will pay a net price of $9,838.

#6

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale
25 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
20,435 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.27 years to graduate. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,300 a year.

#7

University of Miami

Coral Gables
23 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
17,331 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 72% of students receive it. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.16 years.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
12,847 Total Students

89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.58 years. 100% of the teachers are full time.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
746 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 67% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time.

#10

Lynn University

Boca Raton
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
3,093 Total Students

The 4.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 71% are considered full time. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

General Psychology Careers in FL

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Psychology Professors 22% $74,050
Psychologists 21% $93,280
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 20% $69,650
Managers 17% $90,740

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 1,127
Child Development & Psychology 23

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