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2024 Best General Psychology Schools in Mississippi

10 Colleges in Mississippi
1,018 Psychology Degrees Awarded
$28,067 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 10 schools in Mississippi 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 1,018 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 Mississippi Your choice of general psychology school matters, so we have put together these rankings to help you make your decision. 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.

You may want to choose one of the degree levels below to find the schools of most interest to you.

Pick Your General Psychology Degree Level

Bachelor's Degrees in Psychology
Master's Degrees in Psychology
Doctor's Degrees in Psychology

Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best General Psychology Schools in Mississippi list, to help you choose the best school for you. 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 Mississippi

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 Mississippi Schools in Psychology

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Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
227 Psychology Degrees Awarded
9.7% Growth in Graduates

Every student who is interested in general psychology needs to take a look at Mississippi State University. Located in the town of Mississippi State, Mississippi State is a public university with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #284 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Mississippi State is a great university overall.

There were about 227 general psychology students who graduated with this degree at Mississippi State in the most recent data year. Soon after graduation, psychology degree recipients typically make an average of $24,831 at the beginning of their careers.

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2
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
206 Psychology Degrees Awarded
$22,599 Median Starting Salary

It's difficult to beat University of Mississippi if you wish to pursue a degree in general psychology. Ole Miss is a fairly large public university located in the remote town of University. A Best Colleges rank of #361 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Ole Miss is a great university overall.

There were about 206 general psychology students who graduated with this degree at Ole Miss in the most recent year we have data available. Students who graduate with their degree from the psychology program state that they receive average early career income of $22,599.

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3
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
173 Psychology Degrees Awarded
$51,036 Median Starting Salary

University of Southern Mississippi is a good choice for students pursuing a degree in general psychology. Located in the small city of Hattiesburg, Southern Miss is a public university with a large student population. This university ranks 5th out of 26 colleges for overall quality in the state of Mississippi.

There were approximately 173 general psychology students who graduated with this degree at Southern Miss in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the general psychology degree program at University of Southern Mississippi make $22,969 above the standard college grad with the same degree when they enter the workforce.

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Blue Mountain College
Blue Mountain, MS
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
$24,481 Median Starting Salary
$21,409 Median Student Debt

Blue Mountain College is one of the best schools in the United States for getting a degree in general psychology. Located in the rural area of Blue Mountain, Blue Mountain College is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly small student population.

There were about 17 general psychology students who graduated with this degree at Blue Mountain College in the most recent data year. Soon after graduating, psychology degree recipients usually make about $24,481 at the beginning of their careers.

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5
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
$26,320 Median Starting Salary
$26,166 Median Student Debt

Located in the small city of Hattiesburg, William Carey University is a private not-for-profit university with a moderately-sized student population. A Best Colleges rank of #634 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means William Carey University is a great university overall.

There were approximately 29 general psychology students who graduated with this degree at William Carey University in the most recent data year. Students who receive their degree from the psychology program make around $26,320 in the first couple years of their career.

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6
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
$17,378 Median Starting Salary
$25,990 Median Student Debt

MC is a small private not-for-profit college located in the suburb of Clinton. A Best Colleges rank of #644 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means MC is a great college overall.

There were approximately 30 general psychology students who graduated with this degree at MC in the most recent data year. Students who receive their degree from the psychology program earn around $17,378 in their early career salary.

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7
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
48 Psychology Degrees Awarded
22.9% Growth in Graduates

Jackson State is a moderately-sized public university located in the city of Jackson. This university ranks 11th out of 26 colleges for overall quality in the state of Mississippi.

There were roughly 48 general psychology students who graduated with this degree at Jackson State in the most recent data year. Students who receive their degree from the psychology program earn around $23,882 in the first couple years of working.

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8
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
$19,447 Median Starting Salary
$19,125 Median Student Debt

MUW is a small public university located in the town of Columbus. This university ranks 6th out of 26 schools for overall quality in the state of Mississippi.

There were approximately 11 general psychology students who graduated with this degree at MUW in the most recent year we have data available. Students who receive their degree from the psychology program make about $19,447 in the first couple years of working.

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9
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
$24,068 Median Starting Salary

Located in the midsize city of Jackson, Belhaven is a private not-for-profit university with a small student population. This university ranks 9th out of 26 colleges for overall quality in the state of Mississippi.

There were about 11 general psychology students who graduated with this degree at Belhaven in the most recent year we have data available. After graduation, psychology degree recipients generally earn an average of $24,068 at the beginning of their careers.

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Alcorn State University
Alcorn State, MS
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
3.4% Growth in Graduates
$23,657 Median Starting Salary

Alcorn State is a small public university located in the remote area of Alcorn State. This university ranks 21st out of 26 colleges for overall quality in the state of Mississippi.

There were roughly 29 general psychology students who graduated with this degree at Alcorn State in the most recent year we have data available. After graduation, psychology degree recipients generally earn an average of $23,657 in the first five years of their career.

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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
Kentucky2441,417
Louisiana2421,601
Arkansas234981
Alabama2331,571
West Virginia207924

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One of 24 majors within the Psychology area of study, General Psychology has other similar majors worth exploring.

Psychology Concentrations

MajorAnnual Graduates
General Psychology1,018

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Majors Similar to Psychology

Related MajorAnnual Graduates
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology154
Child Development & Psychology5

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