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General Psychology Schools in Pennsylvania

334 students earned Psychology degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, General Psychology is the 41st most popular major out of a total 259 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 247
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 87
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 87
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 87

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.6%
  • Black or African American: 6.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.4%
  • White: 71.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.9%
  • Other Races: 6.9%
General Psychology Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Pennsylvania

18,090 people in the state and 625,220 in the nation are employed in jobs related to psychology.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Pennsylvania

A typical salary for a psychology grad in the state is $89,300, compared to a typical salary of $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 21 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
46,810 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $30,996. Of all the students who attend this school, 65% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
25,860 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $71,600 after earning their degree at this institution. 74% of the teachers are full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $25,033.

#3

Drexel University

Philadelphia
34 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
24,634 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $53,400 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.10%. This private institution charges an average net price of $33,631.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
7,746 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.43 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,400 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.90%.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
28,673 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The student loan default rate is 3.40% which is lower than average. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 78% of students receive it.

#6

Temple University

Philadelphia
25 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
39,740 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 54% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Temple will pay a net price of $23,536.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
17,527 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $22,101. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.39 years.

#8

Chatham University

Pittsburgh
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
2,336 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. The student loan default rate of 3.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.09 years to graduate.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
7,589 Total Students

The average student takes 4.10 years to complete their degree at St. Joe's. The student loan default rate of 3.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $48,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,483 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $21,615. 66% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, IUP grads earn an average salary of $31,600.

General Psychology Careers in PA

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 14% $80,400
Psychology Professors 13% $78,740
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 9% $74,930
Psychologists 8% $98,420
Managers 3% $116,820

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 1,337
Other Psychology 69
Child Development & Psychology 61

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