General Psychology at Dickinson College

General Psychology at Dickinson College

The General Psychology major is part of the psychology program at Dickinson College.

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, average starting salaries, and more. Also, learn how Dickinson ranks among other schools offering degrees in psychology.

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General Psychology Degrees Available at Dickinson

Dickinson Psychology Rankings

In College Factual's most recent rankings for the best schools for psychology majors, Dickinson came in at #44. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #7 in Pennsylvania.

Ranking Type Rank
Best General Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 42
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General Psychology 352
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General Psychology 578
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General Psychology 1,001

Popularity of Psychology at Dickinson

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Dickinson College handed out 42 bachelor's degrees in general psychology. Due to this, the school was ranked #707 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. Last year, the same number of degrees were handed out.

How Much Do Psychology Graduates from Dickinson Make?

Salary of Psychology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Psychology majors who earn their bachelor's degree from Dickinson go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $40,900 a year. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is higher than the national average of $27,900 for all psychology bachelor's degree recipients.

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How Much Student Debt Do Psychology Graduates from Dickinson Have?

Student Debt of Psychology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Dickinson, psychology students borrow a median amount of $19,000 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all psychology bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $24,991.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the psychology program at Dickinson is $197 per month.

Psychology Student Diversity at Dickinson

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the psychology majors at Dickinson College.

Dickinson General Psychology Bachelor’s Program

Of the 42 psychology students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2019-2020 from Dickinson, about 24% were men and 76% were women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 74% of 2020 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Dickinson College with a bachelor's in psychology.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 31
Non-Resident Aliens 4
Other Races 1

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