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General Psychology Schools in Wisconsin

66 students earned Psychology degrees in Wisconsin in the 2018-2019 year.

A General Psychology major is the 41st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 40
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 26

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.1%
  • Black or African American: 6.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.5%
  • White: 75.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.1%
  • Other Races: 4.5%
General Psychology Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Wisconsin

16,140 people in the state and 625,220 in the nation are employed in jobs related to psychology.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Wisconsin

Psychology grads earn an average of $80,620 in the state and $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Wisconsin that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
44,257 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,219. Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $45,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
25,731 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,300 a year. The average student takes 4.86 years to complete their degree at UWM. Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
1,896 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.54 years to complete their degree at Cardinal Stritch. The student loan default rate of 8.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.


Marquette University

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
11,819 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. This private institution charges an average net price of $29,693.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
15,521 Total Students

22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 64% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.81 years to complete their degree at UW Oshkosh.

General Psychology Careers in WI

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Managers 13% $75,630
Psychology Professors 11% $69,010
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 10% $77,090
Psychologists 6% $90,160

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 406

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