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General Psychology at Pepperdine University

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General Psychology at Pepperdine University

General Psychology is one of the majors in the psychology program at Pepperdine 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, average salaries, and more. Also, learn how Pepperdine ranks among other schools offering degrees in psychology.

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General Psychology Degrees Available at Pepperdine

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

Pepperdine Psychology Rankings

Pepperdine is in the top 10% of the country for psychology. More specifically it was ranked #54 out of 779 schools by College Factual. It is also ranked #3 in California.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for General Psychology 54
Best General Psychology Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 91
Highest Paid General Psychology Graduates 96
Best General Psychology Colleges for Veterans 174
Best Value Colleges for General Psychology 432
Most Popular Colleges for General Psychology 503
Most Focused Colleges for General Psychology 560

Popularity of Psychology at Pepperdine

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Pepperdine University handed out 65 bachelor's degrees in general psychology. Due to this, the school was ranked #503 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 3% over the previous year when 63 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 50 students received their master’s degree in psychology from Pepperdine. This makes it the #16 most popular school for psychology master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Psychology Graduates from Pepperdine Make?

Salary of Psychology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Psychology majors who earn their bachelor's degree from Pepperdine go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $32,200 a year. This is higher than $27,900, which is the national median for all psychology bachelor's degree recipients.

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Salary of Psychology Graduates with a Master's Degree

Psychology majors graduating with a master's degree from Pepperdine make a median salary of $45,000 a year. This is a better than average outcome since the median salary for all psychology graduates with a master's is $40,000.

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How Much Student Debt Do Psychology Graduates from Pepperdine Have?

Student Debt of Psychology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Pepperdine, psychology students borrow a median amount of $24,766 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 Pepperdine is $257 per month.

Student Debt of Psychology Graduates with a Master's Degree

At Pepperdine, a typical psychology student working on their master's degree borrrows about $59,980 in student loans. This is not favorable since the median amount of student debt for all psychology master's graduates is $43,053.

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Those master's students from Pepperdine on a 10-year student debt repayment plan end up paying a median amount of $699 per month.

Pepperdine Psychology Students

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

Pepperdine General Psychology Bachelor’s Program

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 65 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in psychology from Pepperdine. About 8% were men and 92% were women.

Pepperdine Gender Breakdown of General Psychology Bachelor's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of General Psychology Majors at Pepperdine University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 31
Non-Resident Aliens 11
Other Races 3

Pepperdine General Psychology Master’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 20% of psychology master's degrees went to men and 80% went to women.

Pepperdine Gender Breakdown of General Psychology Master's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of General Psychology Majors at Pepperdine University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 10
White 20
Non-Resident Aliens 9
Other Races 5

Related Major Annual Graduates
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 232

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