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General Psychology Schools in Illinois

In 2018-2019, 274 students earned their Psychology degrees in IL.

A General Psychology major is the 46th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Illinois

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 213
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 61
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 61
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 61

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.6%
  • Black or African American: 9.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.9%
  • White: 63.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.6%
  • Other Races: 9.9%
General Psychology Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Illinois

6,470 people in the state and 625,220 in the nation are employed in jobs related to psychology.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Illinois

Psychology grads earn an average of $87,410 in the state and $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Illinois that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Adler University

Chicago
54 Degrees in Major Awarded

The full-time teacher rate is 98%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.90%.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
17,169 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 75%. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
31,683 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.10% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
12,817 Total Students

A typical student attending SIUC will pay a net price of $16,843. The full-time teacher rate is 83%. Most students complete their degree in 4.47 years.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
13,281 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.57 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,532.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,992 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 99%. This private institution charges an average net price of $14,303.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
20,635 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 77% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
22,127 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1. In their early career, Northwestern grads earn an average salary of $58,900. The full-time teacher rate is 83%.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
6,753 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $55,800 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 2.40% which is lower than average.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
8,502 Total Students

In their early career, WIU grads earn an average salary of $35,100. 93% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.50 years.

General Psychology Careers in IL

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 6% $71,340
Psychology Professors 5% $79,600

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 1,670
Child Development & Psychology 113

View all majors related to General Psychology

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