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General Psychology at University of California - Irvine

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General Psychology at University of California - Irvine

General Psychology is one of the majors in the psychology program at University of California - Irvine.

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. We've also included details on how UC Irvine ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in psychology.

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General Psychology Degrees Available at UC Irvine

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

UC Irvine Psychology Rankings

The bachelor's program at UC Irvine was ranked #126 on College Factual's Best Schools for psychology list. It is also ranked #11 in California.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Colleges for General Psychology 95
Best Colleges for General Psychology 126
Best General Psychology Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 268
Best Value Colleges for General Psychology 471
Best General Psychology Colleges for Veterans 517
Highest Paid General Psychology Graduates 576
Most Focused Colleges for General Psychology 1,261

Popularity of Psychology at UC Irvine

During the 2018-2019 academic year, University of California - Irvine handed out 270 bachelor's degrees in general psychology. Due to this, the school was ranked #95 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 12% over the previous year when 241 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 2 students received their master’s degree in psychology from UC Irvine. This makes it the #301 most popular school for psychology master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 1 students received their doctoral degrees in psychology in 2019, making the school the #123 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Psychology Graduates from UC Irvine Make?

Salary of Psychology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of psychology students who receive their bachelor's degree at UC Irvine is $25,900. This is less than $27,900, which is the national median of all psychology majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.

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How Much Student Debt Do Psychology Graduates from UC Irvine Have?

Student Debt of Psychology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at UC Irvine, psychology students borrow a median amount of $16,666 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 UC Irvine is $173 per month.

UC Irvine Psychology Students

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

UC Irvine General Psychology Bachelor’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 31% of psychology bachelor's degrees went to men and 69% went to women.

UC Irvine Gender Breakdown of General Psychology Bachelor's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of General Psychology Majors at University of California - Irvine
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 72
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 79
White 65
Non-Resident Aliens 26
Other Races 20

UC Irvine General Psychology Master’s Program

Of the 2 students who graduated with a Master’s in psychology from UC Irvine in 2019, 50% were men and 50% were women.

UC Irvine Gender Breakdown of General Psychology Master's Degree Grads

The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at UC Irvine are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 100% of students fell into this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of General Psychology Majors at University of California - Irvine
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

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