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General Psychology Schools in North Carolina

In 2018-2019, 207 students earned their Psychology degrees in NC.

As a degree choice, General Psychology is the 27th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 161
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 46
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 46
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 46

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of psychology majors in North Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.9%
  • Black or African American: 14.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 68.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.9%
  • Other Races: 7.7%
General Psychology Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in North Carolina

In this state, there are 16,040 people employed in jobs related to a psychology degree, compared to 625,220 nationwide.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in North Carolina

Psychology grads earn an average of $77,700 in the state and $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in North Carolina that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
30,011 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. The student loan default rate is 1.70% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 77%.

#2

Duke University

Durham
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
16,606 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 66% of students receive it. It takes the average student 4.10 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
8,207 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
20,106 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $12,158. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,100 a year.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
16,747 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,910. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
35,479 Total Students

88% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 70% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $41,200 after graduation.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
19,108 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 71% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.60%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
28,718 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Graduates earn an average $34,900 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.52 years to graduate.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
6,318 Total Students

88% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. In their early career, Fayetteville State University grads earn an average salary of $24,800.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
29,710 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,943. It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate. 74% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#10

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
8,401 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $51,100 after graduation.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,639 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,900 a year. The student loan default rate is 6.00% which is lower than average.

General Psychology Careers in NC

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 15% $62,470
Psychology Professors 14% $68,210
Managers 12% $113,560
Psychologists 7% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 99

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