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Psychology at Howard University

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. We've also included details on how Howard ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in psychology.

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Psychology Degrees Available at Howard

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
  • Master’s Degree in Psychology
  • Doctorate Degree in Psychology

Howard Psychology Rankings

The bachelor's program at Howard was ranked #201 on College Factual's Best Schools for psychology list. It is also ranked #5 in District of Columbia.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Psychology Graduates 106
Best Value Colleges for Psychology 140
Most Popular Colleges for Psychology 393

Popularity of Psychology at Howard

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Howard University handed out 84 bachelor's degrees in psychology. Due to this, the school was ranked #393 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 2% over the previous year when 86 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 18 students received their master’s degree in psychology from Howard. This makes it the #379 most popular school for psychology master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 23 students received their doctoral degrees in psychology in 2018, making the school the #82 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Psychology Student Diversity at Howard

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

Howard Psychology Bachelor’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 84 psychology majors earned their bachelor's degree from Howard. Of these graduates, 12% were men and 88% were women.

Howard Gender Breakdown of Psychology Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the bachelor's degree graduates for this major are black or African Americans. About 94% of grads fell into this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Psychology Majors at Howard University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 79
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 4
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 0

Howard Psychology Master’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 18 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in psychology from Howard. About 22% were men and 78% were women.

Howard Gender Breakdown of Psychology Master's Degree Grads

The majority of the master's degree graduates for this major are black or African Americans. About 67% of grads fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Howard University with a master's in psychology.

Ethnic Diversity of Psychology Majors at Howard University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
Non-Resident Aliens 3
Other Races 0

Areas of Concentration for Psychology

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 93
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 32

Related Major Annual Graduates
Communication & Journalism 197
Social Sciences 154
Education 36
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 21
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 13

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