Psychology in Alabama

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Alabama


Around 1.1% of Alabama's graduates graduate from psychology degree programs every year. That means an estimated 1,609 psychology professionals graduate from Alabama's 26 psychology schools each year.

Top Schools

Auburn University, which is located in Auburn University, is the top-ranked school in Alabama that has a psychology program. It received a ranking of 25th in the country in 2010. 176 students graduated with a degree in psychology from Auburn University in 2010. Students at Auburn University paid $7,900 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Alabama that has a psychology program is Birmingham Southern College. Birmingham Southern College, which was ranked 32nd in the country in 2010, is located in Birmingham. 24 students graduated with degree in psychology from Birmingham Southern College in 2010. Tuition at Birmingham Southern College was $27,890 per year.

Spring Hill College, which was ranked 32nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Alabama that has a psychology program. It is located in Mobile. 21 students graduated with degree in psychology from Spring Hill College in 2010. Students at Spring Hill College paid $26,730 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Alabama psychology school, average tuition will be $10,937 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $5,424 per year to $27,890 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Alabama psychology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Birmingham Southern College - located in Birmingham, students are charged $27,890 per year
  2. Spring Hill College - located in Mobile, students are charged $26,730 per year
  3. Samford University - located in Birmingham, students are charged $21,942 per year

The following Alabama psychology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Jacksonville State University - located in Jacksonville, students are charged $5,424 per year
  2. University of North Alabama - located in Florence, students are charged $5,426 per year
  3. University of South Alabama - located in Mobile, students are charged $5,748 per year

A psychology degree from an Alabama school... what next?

The Alabama counties with the largest populations of psychology professional are:

  1. Mobile County - 180 psychology professionals
  2. Bibb County - 140 psychology professionals
  3. Greene County - 50 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,040 psychology professionals will be working in Alabama state. This would require the number of psychology professionals to grow by 6%.

Salary

On average, psychology professionals earn $81,270 per year. However, Alabama psychology professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $33,650 per year to more than $122,410 per year in 2010. Psychology professionals in the following Alabama counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Autauga County - $112,600 per year
  2. Bullock County - $88,370 per year
  3. Bibb County - $80,500 per year

Psychology professionals in the following counties in Alabama make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Chambers County - $50,550 per year
  2. Mobile County - $66,740 per year
  3. Greene County - $78,110 per year

The psychology professionals with highest average salaries in Alabama were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $90,710 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $71,830 per year

The psychology professionals with lowest average salaries in Alabama were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $90,710 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $71,830 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in psychology in Alabama and to compare salaries with various related fields such as sociology or sports psychology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in Alabama
  • Master's Degree in Psychology in Alabama
  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology in Alabama

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,987 miles from location Troy University Troy AL 29.8792 73% 29,328
6,083 miles from location The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa AL 39.7481 46% 28,699
5,962 miles from location Auburn University Auburn University AL 74.9047 33% 24,602
6,040 miles from location University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham AL 27.7966 41% 16,874
6,116 miles from location University of South Alabama Mobile AL 26.3802 51% 14,522
6,080 miles from location Columbia Southern University Orange Beach AL 9.16962 n/a 13,321
5,981 miles from location Jacksonville State University Jacksonville AL 24.1544 49% 9,351
6,034 miles from location University of Alabama in Huntsville Huntsville AL 28.4976 58% 7,681
6,086 miles from location University of North Alabama Florence AL 26.2693 54% 7,194
6,001 miles from location Auburn University at Montgomery Montgomery AL 21.7218 65% 5,567
6,009 miles from location Alabama State University Montgomery AL 19.3684 35% 5,564
6,030 miles from location Alabama A & M University Normal AL 49.4926 39% 5,327
6,056 miles from location University of West Alabama Livingston AL 24.0532 68% 5,157
6,040 miles from location Samford University Birmingham AL 33.7139 38% 4,658
6,053 miles from location Athens State University Athens AL 1.14105 n/a 3,511
6,004 miles from location Faulkner University Montgomery AL 20.5093 43% 3,272
6,043 miles from location University of Montevallo Montevallo AL 26.9152 49% 3,044
5,975 miles from location Tuskegee University Tuskegee Institute AL 51.0867 43% 2,931
6,035 miles from location Oakwood University Huntsville AL 23.3068 49% 1,916
6,115 miles from location University of Mobile Eight Mile AL 28.1841 37% 1,570
6,043 miles from location Birmingham Southern College Birmingham AL 67.9387 28% 1,549
6,114 miles from location Spring Hill College Mobile AL 61.1687 15% 1,521
6,008 miles from location Huntingdon College Montgomery AL 55.3268 31% 1,075
6,085 miles from location Stillman College Tuscaloosa AL 13.663 15% 1,041
6,001 miles from location Talladega College Talladega AL 11.6081 n/a 700
6,069 miles from location Judson College Marion AL 51.7866 31% 313
 

Curious what studying Psychology gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Alabama

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 580 $71,830 -13.4%
2
Psychologists, All Other + 100 $90,710 42.9%
 

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