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2021 Best Colleges for Psychology in Arizona

Psychology is a popular major and Arizona is the 15th most popular state for students studying this major. 3,656 of the 174,215 Psychology diplomas earned last year were given by colleges in Arizona. With so many choices it can be difficult finding the right fit. This year's Best Colleges for Psychology in Arizona ranking analyzed 5 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in psychology. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 0 colleges for Psychology students in Arizona.

Choosing a Great Psychology School

Best Colleges for Psychology in Arizona The psychology program you select can have a big impact on your future. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. To make it into this list a school must excel in the following areas.

Overall Quality is a Must

A school that excels in educating for a particular major must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.

Better Early and Mid Career Salaries

A psychology degree from schools on this list typically results in higher than average salaries following graduation. Recent psychology graduates from Arizona colleges with a bachelors degree earned an average of $29,611 in 2017-2018.

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on Psychology students vs. other majors.
  • Major Popularity - How many other psychology students choose this school.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or a recognized psychology related accrediting body.

Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for Psychology students in Arizona.

Best Schools to Study Psychology in Arizona

The following list ranks the best colleges and universities in the U.S. for a Psychology degree.

Best Psychology Colleges in Arizona

#1

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

Every student who is interested in psychology needs to look into University of Arizona. Arizona is a very large public school located in the city of Tucson.More…

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It is hard to beat Arizona State University - West if you want to pursue psychology as a major. ASU - West is a small public school located in the large city of Glendale.More…

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Every student who is interested in psychology needs to take a look at Arizona State University - Tempe. ASU - Tempe is a very large public school located in the city of Tempe.More…

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Arizona State University - Skysong is one of the finest schools in the United States for psychology. Located in the city Scottsdale, ASU - Skysong is a public school with a fairly large student population.More…

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NAU is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Flagstaff.More…

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Best Psychology Colleges in the Southwest Region

Explore all the Best Psychology Colleges in the Southwest Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Texas 38 10,323
Oklahoma 38 1,840
New Mexico 37 918

Psychology Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Psychology 2,117
Other Psychology 1,320
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 416
Child Development & Psychology 32

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 13,145
Social Sciences 3,296
Communication & Journalism 2,785
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 1,064
History 548

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Nevit Dilmen. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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