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Psychology Degrees Available at Rutgers New Brunswick

Rutgers New Brunswick Psychology Rankings

Rutgers New Brunswick was ranked #138 on College Factual's most recent list of the best schools for psychology majors. This puts the bachelor's program at the school solidly in the top 15% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #3 in New Jersey.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Psychology 25
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Psychology 27
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Psychology 57
Best Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 111
Best Psychology Master’s Degree Schools 114
Best Psychology Doctor’s Degree Schools 141
Most Focused Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Psychology 144
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Psychology 252
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Psychology 387
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Psychology 424
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Psychology 504
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Psychology 835

Popularity of Psychology at Rutgers New Brunswick

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Rutgers University - New Brunswick handed out 521 bachelor's degrees in psychology. Due to this, the school was ranked #26 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 5% over the previous year when 495 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 59 students received their master’s degree in psychology from Rutgers New Brunswick. This makes it the #106 most popular school for psychology master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 44 students received their doctoral degrees in psychology in 2020, making the school the #23 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

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Psychology Student Diversity at Rutgers New Brunswick

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

Rutgers New Brunswick Psychology Bachelor’s Program

Of the 521 psychology students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2019-2020 from Rutgers New Brunswick, about 23% were men and 77% were women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 51% of 2020 graduates were in this category.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 72
Black or African American 37
Hispanic or Latino 95
White 267
Non-Resident Aliens 19
Other Races 31

Rutgers New Brunswick Psychology Master’s Program

The psychology program at Rutgers New Brunswick awarded 91 master's degrees in 2019-2020. About 18% of these degrees went to men with the other 82% going to women.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 8
Black or African American 14
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 43
Non-Resident Aliens 7
Other Races 8

Psychology Majors

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

Major Annual Graduates
General Psychology 597
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 43
Child Development & Psychology 16

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 773
Communication & Journalism 505
Education 338
Library Science 184
History 117

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