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General Psychology Schools in Mississippi

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

As a degree choice, General Psychology is the 25th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Mississippi

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 40
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 37
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 37
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 37

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.5%
  • Black or African American: 3.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.2%
  • White: 83.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 1.3%
General Psychology Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Mississippi

There are 1,860 people in the state and 625,220 people in the nation working in psychology jobs.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Mississippi

In this state, psychology grads earn an average of $71,880. Nationwide, they make an average of $95,610.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,133 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,126. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
21,617 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 84%. It takes the average student 4.44 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $13,857.


Mississippi State University

Mississippi State
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
22,226 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 86%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,400 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending Mississippi State will pay a net price of $16,830.

General Psychology Careers in MS

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Psychology Professors 16% $61,220
Psychologists 14% $96,010
Managers 6% $72,130

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 39
Child Development & Psychology 13

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