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2024 Best General Psychology Schools in Kentucky

14 Colleges in Kentucky
1,564 Psychology Degrees Awarded
$26,791 Avg Early-Career Salary
General Psychology is of the hottest degree programs in the United States, coming in as the #4 most popular major in the country. So, there are lots of possibilities to explore when you're trying to determine where you want to get your degree.

College Factual reviewed 14 schools in Kentucky to determine which ones were the best for degree seekers in the field of general psychology. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 1,564 degrees in general psychology during the 2021-2022 academic year.

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Choosing a Great General Psychology School

Best General Psychology Schools in Kentucky The psychology program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for General Psychology rankings. In order to come up with a best overall ranking for general psychology schools, we combine our degree-level rankings, weighting them by the number of degrees awarded at each level.

In order to find the schools that are the best fit for you, you may want to filter to one of the degree levels below.

General Psychology Rankings by Degree Level

Associate Degrees in Psychology
Bachelor's Degrees in Psychology
Master's Degrees in Psychology

When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best General Psychology Schools in Kentucky list to help you make the college decision. More interested in schools in a specific area of the country? Filter this list by region or state.

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Best Schools for General Psychology in Kentucky

Although we recommend filtering by degree level first, you can view the list below to see which schools give the educational experience for the psychology degree levels they offer.

10 Top Kentucky Schools in Psychology

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
290 Psychology Degrees Awarded
11.7% Growth in Graduates

University of Kentucky is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a degree in general psychology. Located in the city of Lexington, UK is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #230 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means UK is a great university overall.

There were approximately 290 general psychology students who graduated with this degree at UK in the most recent year we have data available. Students who receive their degree from the psychology program make around $24,569 for their early career.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
221 Psychology Degrees Awarded
$29,373 Median Starting Salary

It's hard to beat University of Louisville if you want to pursue a degree in general psychology. UofL is a very large public university located in the large city of Louisville. A Best Colleges rank of #338 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means UofL is a great university overall.

There were about 221 general psychology students who graduated with this degree at UofL in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the general psychology program at University of Louisville earn $2,582 more than the average college graduate with the same degree when they enter the workforce.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
149 Psychology Degrees Awarded
36.2% Growth in Graduates

University of the Cumberlands is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a degree in general psychology. Located in the town of Williamsburg, Cumberlands is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #434 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Cumberlands is a great university overall.

There were about 149 general psychology students who graduated with this degree at Cumberlands in the most recent year we have data available. Graduates who receive their degree from the psychology program earn about $27,389 for their early career.

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Bellarmine University
Louisville, KY
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
76 Psychology Degrees Awarded
13.2% Growth in Graduates

Bellarmine University is a wonderful choice for students pursuing a degree in general psychology. Located in the city of Louisville, Bellarmine U is a private not-for-profit university with a small student population. A Best Colleges rank of #682 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Bellarmine U is a great university overall.

There were about 76 general psychology students who graduated with this degree at Bellarmine U in the most recent data year. General Psychology degree recipients from Bellarmine University earn a boost of around $2,689 above the average income of general psychology majors.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
220 Psychology Degrees Awarded
$25,642 Median Starting Salary

Located in the town of Richmond, Eastern is a public university with a large student population. This university ranks 10th out of 38 schools for overall quality in the state of Kentucky.

There were roughly 220 general psychology students who graduated with this degree at Eastern in the most recent year we have data available. After graduation, psychology degree recipients typically make about $25,642 in their early careers.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
142 Psychology Degrees Awarded
20.4% Growth in Graduates

WKU is a large public university located in the city of Bowling Green. A Best Colleges rank of #903 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means WKU is a great university overall.

There were about 142 general psychology students who graduated with this degree at WKU in the most recent year we have data available. Those general psychology students who get their degree from Western Kentucky University earn $9,316 more than the average psychology student.

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Northern Kentucky University
Highland Heights, KY
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
101 Psychology Degrees Awarded
3.0% Growth in Graduates

Located in the suburb of Highland Heights, NKU is a public university with a large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #716 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means NKU is a great university overall.

There were about 101 general psychology students who graduated with this degree at NKU in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the general psychology major at Northern Kentucky University make $2,191 more than the average graduate in this field when they enter the workforce.

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Centre College
Danville, KY
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
7.7% Growth in Graduates
$21,467 Median Starting Salary

Centre College of Kentucky is a small private not-for-profit college located in the distant town of Danville. A Best Colleges rank of #411 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Centre College of Kentucky is a great college overall.

There were approximately 26 general psychology students who graduated with this degree at Centre College of Kentucky in the most recent year we have data available. Soon after graduating, psychology degree recipients usually earn an average of $21,467 at the beginning of their careers.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
18th Most Popular In KY
26.9% Growth in Graduates

Lindsey Wilson College is a small private not-for-profit college located in the remote town of Columbia. This college ranks 13th out of 38 schools for overall quality in the state of Kentucky.

There were approximately 26 general psychology students who graduated with this degree at Lindsey Wilson College in the most recent data year.

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Spalding University
Louisville, KY
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
$29,028 Median Starting Salary
$28,250 Median Student Debt

Located in the city of Louisville, Spalding is a private not-for-profit university with a small student population. This university ranks 12th out of 38 schools for overall quality in the state of Kentucky.

There were about 21 general psychology students who graduated with this degree at Spalding in the most recent year we have data available. Those general psychology students who get their degree from Spalding University receive $2,237 more than the standard psychology student.

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Best General Psychology Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best General Psychology Schools in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

StateCollegesDegrees Awarded
Georgia2873,544
Florida2828,065
North Carolina2793,411
Virginia2745,412
Tennessee2691,743
South Carolina2481,372
Louisiana2421,601
Mississippi2341,069
Arkansas234981
Alabama2331,571
West Virginia207924

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General Psychology is one of 24 different types of Psychology programs to choose from.

Psychology Focus Areas

MajorAnnual Graduates
General Psychology1,564

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Majors Similar to Psychology

Related MajorAnnual Graduates
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology906
Child Development & Psychology155
Other Psychology12

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