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General Psychology Schools in Georgia

137 students earned Psychology degrees in Georgia in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, General Psychology is the 40th most popular major in the state out of a total 209 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 102
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 35
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 35
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 35

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.4%
  • Black or African American: 11.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.7%
  • White: 60.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.4%
  • Other Races: 7.3%
General Psychology Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Georgia

There are 17,300 people in the state and 625,220 people in the nation working in psychology jobs.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Georgia

A typical salary for a psychology grad in the state is $89,190, compared to a typical salary of $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
34,316 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,519. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

#2

Emory University

Atlanta
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
14,458 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.08 years. The student loan default rate is 1.50% which is lower than average. 78% of the teachers are full time.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
38,652 Total Students

A typical student attending UGA will pay a net price of $13,971. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,408 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 82% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.40%.

#5

Life University

Marietta
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
20% Graduation Rate
2,746 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.53 years to graduate. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.40%.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,733 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $31,600 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,234. 81% of the teachers are full time.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
11,211 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.50%. The average student takes 4.68 years to complete their degree at VSU. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
8,458 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $54,100 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.10%.

#9

Brenau University

Gainesville
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
2,842 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.50% which is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $22,083. Most students complete their degree in 4.40 years.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
7,038 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $11,160. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
35,420 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.90%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,688. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 63% are considered full time.

General Psychology Careers in GA

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Psychology Professors 19% $70,490
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 17% $71,200
Psychologists 10% $101,780
Managers 9% $109,920

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 376
Child Development & Psychology 14

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