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General Psychology Schools in Washington

In 2018-2019, 67 students earned their Psychology degrees in WA.

As a degree choice, General Psychology is the 53rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 63
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.5%
  • Black or African American: 3.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.0%
  • White: 73.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.5%
  • Other Races: 9.0%
General Psychology Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Washington

14,840 people in the state and 625,220 in the nation are employed in jobs related to psychology.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a psychology grad in the state is $73,840, compared to a typical salary of $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Washington that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
7,291 Total Students

An average student at Seattle U will pay a net price of $34,947. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 1.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,688 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 1.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
31,478 Total Students

79% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,768. The student loan default rate is 4.10% which is lower than average.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
605 Total Students

3 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.00 years. The student loan default rate is 3.50% which is lower than average.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
12,633 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 5.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,400 Total Students

In their early career, UW Seattle grads earn an average salary of $44,900. It takes the average student 4.26 years to graduate. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,001.

General Psychology Careers in WA

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Managers 22% $116,700
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 22% $71,670
Psychology Professors 18% $62,490
Psychologists 10% $100,930

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 361
Child Development & Psychology 27

View all majors related to General Psychology

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