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General Psychology Schools in West Virginia

130 students earned Psychology degrees in West Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, General Psychology is the 20th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in West Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 121
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 9

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in WV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of psychology majors in West Virginia is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Black or African American: 18.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 13.8%
  • White: 60.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 4.6%
General Psychology Majors in WV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in West Virginia

In this state, there are 2,850 people employed in jobs related to a psychology degree, compared to 625,220 nationwide.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. WV

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in West Virginia

A typical salary for a psychology grad in the state is $68,470, compared to a typical salary of $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in West Virginia that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
45,249 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 19%.


Marshall University

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
12,852 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.51 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,500 a year.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
26,839 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. 76% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $12,539.

General Psychology Careers in WV

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Psychologists 13% $93,060
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 13% $50,890
Psychology Professors 13% $62,520
Managers 6% $69,210

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

Major Annual Graduates in WV
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 32

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