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General Psychology in Rhode Island

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General Psychology Schools in Rhode Island

15 Psychology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, General Psychology is the 72nd most popular major out of a total 136 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Rhode Island

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 15

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of psychology majors in Rhode Island is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.7%
  • Black or African American: 13.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 66.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 13.3%
General Psychology Majors in RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Rhode Island

1,940 people in the state and 625,220 in the nation are employed in jobs related to psychology.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. RI

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Rhode Island

A typical salary for a psychology grad in the state is $83,030, compared to a typical salary of $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Rhode Island that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
17,465 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 4.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time.


Rhode Island College

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
7,523 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. The 7.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,523.


Brown University

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
10,333 Total Students

60% of students get financical aid. An average student at Brown will pay a net price of $31,685. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.00%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,838 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $42,600 after graduation. The average student takes 4.17 years to complete their degree at RWU.

General Psychology Careers in RI

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Psychologists 11% $57,090
Psychology Professors 7% $83,240
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 4% $86,370
Managers 4% $114,950

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 113
Other Psychology 6
Child Development & Psychology 2

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