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General Psychology Schools in Kentucky

In 2018-2019, 31 students earned their Psychology degrees in KY.

In this state, General Psychology is the 57th most popular major out of a total 170 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 31

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.2%
  • Black or African American: 6.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.2%
  • White: 83.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 3.2%
General Psychology Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Kentucky

5,120 people in the state and 625,220 in the nation are employed in jobs related to psychology.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Kentucky

Psychology grads earn an average of $67,960 in the state and $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Kentucky that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
14,980 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 58% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.93 years to graduate.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
18,171 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 65%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. The average student takes 4.50 years to complete their degree at WKU.


Union College Kentucky

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
1,140 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $21,586. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

General Psychology Careers in KY

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Psychology Professors 13% $62,920
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 12% $59,300
Managers 9% $89,310
Psychologists 5% $95,990

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 642
Child Development & Psychology 19
Other Psychology 9

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