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General Psychology Schools in Massachusetts

In 2018-2019, 301 students earned their Psychology degrees in MA.

A General Psychology major is the 47th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 205
Post-Master’s Certificate 72
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 72
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 24
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 24
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 24

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.7%
  • Black or African American: 6.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.7%
  • White: 66.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.7%
  • Other Races: 13.6%
General Psychology Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Massachusetts

15,280 people in the state and 625,220 in the nation are employed in jobs related to psychology.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Massachusetts

Psychology grads earn an average of $86,490 in the state and $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Massachusetts that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

106 Degrees in Major Awarded
765 Total Students

5 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 49%. The 1.70% student loan default rate is lower than average.

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
18,242 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,882. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it. The 5.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
34,657 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $30,729. The full-time teacher rate is 70%. Of all the students who attend this school, 58% get financial aid.

#4

Harvard University

Cambridge
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
98% Graduation Rate
31,566 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $15,561. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1.

#5

Clark University

Worcester
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
3,122 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
30,593 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
8,513 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 70%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $19,516. Graduates earn an average $39,500 after graduation.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
3,152 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 7.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,848. 100% of students get financical aid.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
7,199 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,500 a year. 53% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 6.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
3,780 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. This private school has an average net price of $29,941. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

General Psychology Careers in MA

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Psychology Professors 19% $82,120
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 17% $64,820
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 12% $79,810
Psychologists 11% $96,410
Managers 7% $120,100

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 1,014
Child Development & Psychology 121
Other Psychology 8

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