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General Psychology Schools in New Jersey

185 students earned Psychology degrees in New Jersey in the 2018-2019 year.

A General Psychology major is the 32nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 150
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 35
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 35
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 35

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of psychology majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 9.2%
  • Black or African American: 16.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.6%
  • White: 46.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.8%
  • Other Races: 9.7%
General Psychology Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in New Jersey

In this state, there are 23,310 people employed in jobs related to a psychology degree, compared to 625,220 nationwide.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in New Jersey

In this state, psychology grads earn an average of $99,670. Nationwide, they make an average of $95,610.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,254 Total Students

A typical student attending Rutgers New Brunswick will pay a net price of $20,623. 55% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 3.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,056 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.90% which is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Graduates earn an average $35,800 after graduation.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
7,171 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $44,300 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 3.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.67 years to graduate.

#4

Seton Hall University

South Orange
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
10,162 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. In their early career, Seton Hall grads earn an average salary of $44,800. 98% of students get financical aid.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
7,871 Total Students

An average student at FDU will pay a net price of $13,339. The full-time teacher rate is 27%. In their early career, FDU grads earn an average salary of $38,200.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
13,451 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.58 years to graduate. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,888. The student loan default rate of 3.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
21,115 Total Students

35% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $36,900 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.80%.

General Psychology Careers in NJ

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 14% $116,890
Psychology Professors 12% $87,050
Psychologists 10% $0
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 8% $85,160
Managers 7% $127,510

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 642
Child Development & Psychology 43

View all majors related to General Psychology

View Nationwide General Psychology Report

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