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General Psychology Schools in New York

611 students earned Psychology degrees in New York in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, General Psychology is the 41st most popular major in the state out of a total 269 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 580
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 27
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 27
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 27
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.1%
  • Black or African American: 8.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.8%
  • White: 49.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 15.7%
  • Other Races: 9.8%
General Psychology Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in New York

There are 33,290 people in the state and 625,220 people in the nation working in psychology jobs.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in New York

A typical salary for a psychology grad in the state is $99,640, compared to a typical salary of $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 29 colleges in New York that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

118 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
52,885 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $48,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 2.20% which is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

#2

The New School

New York
71 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
10,432 Total Students

87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 18% are considered full time. In their early career, New School University grads earn an average salary of $37,500.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,503 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 39%. 6 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 4.60% which is lower than average.

#4

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook
42 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
26,814 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 78% get financial aid. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $14,893.

#4

Adelphi University

Garden City
42 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
7,991 Total Students

91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree at Adelphi. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time.

#6

LIU Post

Brookville
30 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
15,546 Total Students

The 6.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $33,900 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time.

#7

Yeshiva University

New York
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
5,357 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 2.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1.

#8

Medaille College

Buffalo
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
2,002 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.26 years to graduate. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $11,352. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid.

#9

Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
10,557 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
31,923 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.25 years. The full-time teacher rate is 64%. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

General Psychology Careers in NY

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Psychology Professors 23% $84,000
Psychologists 18% $103,630
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 16% $88,710
Managers 10% $109,910

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 1,761
Child Development & Psychology 311
Other Psychology 177

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