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General Psychology Schools in Missouri

88 students earned Psychology degrees in Missouri in the 2018-2019 year.

A General Psychology major is the 57th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 52
Post-Master’s Certificate 23
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 23
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 13
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 13
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 13

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 5.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.3%
  • White: 76.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.5%
  • Other Races: 9.1%
General Psychology Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Missouri

6,150 people in the state and 625,220 in the nation are employed in jobs related to psychology.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Missouri

A typical salary for a psychology grad in the state is $83,520, compared to a typical salary of $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Missouri that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
15,988 Total Students

The average student takes 4.55 years to complete their degree at UMSL. A typical student attending UMSL will pay a net price of $10,880. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
30,014 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $39,400 after graduation. 85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
23,453 Total Students

The 5.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 68% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
16,388 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $14,273. 94% of students get financical aid. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.


Avila University

Kansas City
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
1,526 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $19,174. The student loan default rate of 7.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
11,229 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,500 a year. The 8.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,384.


Evangel University

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
2,300 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.20 years to graduate. An average student at Evangel will pay a net price of $22,289.

General Psychology Careers in MO

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Psychology Professors 23% $73,750
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 16% $65,890
Managers 10% $93,580
Psychologists 4% $98,890

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 431
Child Development & Psychology 77
Other Psychology 3

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