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General Psychology at Eastern Connecticut State University

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General Psychology at Eastern Connecticut State University

The General Psychology major is part of the psychology program at Eastern Connecticut State University.

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 ECSU ranks among other schools offering degrees in psychology.

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General Psychology Degrees Available at ECSU

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

ECSU Psychology Rankings

The bachelor's program at ECSU was ranked #488 on College Factual's Best Schools for psychology list. It is also ranked #13 in Connecticut.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid General Psychology Graduates 186
Most Popular Colleges for General Psychology 305
Best General Psychology Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 309
Best General Psychology Colleges for Veterans 357
Best Value Colleges for General Psychology 607

Popularity of Psychology at ECSU

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Eastern Connecticut State University handed out 96 bachelor's degrees in general psychology. Due to this, the school was ranked #305 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 9% over the previous year when 105 degrees were handed out.

How Much Do Psychology Graduates from ECSU Make?

Salary of Psychology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Psychology majors who earn their bachelor's degree from ECSU go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $28,700 a year. This is higher than $27,900, which is the national median for all psychology bachelor's degree recipients.


How Much Student Debt Do Psychology Graduates from ECSU Have?

Student Debt of Psychology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at ECSU, psychology students borrow a median amount of $22,000 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.


The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the psychology program at ECSU is $228 per month.

Psychology Student Diversity at ECSU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the psychology majors at Eastern Connecticut State University.

ECSU General Psychology Bachelor’s Program

Of the 96 psychology students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2017-2018 from ECSU, about 17% were men and 83% were women.

ECSU Gender Breakdown of General Psychology Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 79% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University with a bachelor's in psychology.

Ethnic Diversity of General Psychology Majors at Eastern Connecticut State University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 76
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 6

Areas of Concentration for Psychology

General Psychology students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
General Psychology 96


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