Psychology in Georgia

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Georgia


Approximately 1.0% of graduates in of Georgia receive psychology degrees every year. Thus, Georgia's 51 psychology schools put out approximately 2,580 psychology professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Georgia that has a psychology program is Emory University. Emory University, which was ranked 14th in the country in 2010, is located in Atlanta. In 2010, Emory University graduated 141 students from its psychology program. The tuition rate at Emory University was $39,158 per year.

The second-ranked school in Georgia with a psychology program is University of Georgia, which is located in Athens. In 2010, it was ranked 15th nationwide. In 2010, 455 students graduated from University of Georgia psychology program. University of Georgia charged in-state students $8,736 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Georgia with a psychology program is Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, which is located in Atlanta. In 2010, it was ranked 19th nationwide. 49 students graduated with degree in psychology from Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus in 2010. Students at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus paid $8,716 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Georgia psychology school, average tuition will be $13,060 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $4,330 per year to $39,158 per year. The Georgia psychology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Emory University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $39,158 per year
  2. Agnes Scott College - located in Decatur, students are charged $31,283 per year
  3. Mercer University - located in Macon, students are charged $30,560 per year

The psychology schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Georgia were:

  1. Georgia Gwinnett College - located in Lawrenceville, students are charged $4,330 per year
  2. Georgia Military College-Milledgeville Campus - located in Milledgeville, students are charged $4,422 per year
  3. Georgia Southwestern State University - located in Americus, students are charged $4,454 per year

A psychology degree from a Georgia school... what next?

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

  1. Barrow County - 1,630 psychology professionals
  2. Burke County - 120 psychology professionals
  3. Appling County - 80 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of psychology professionals is expected to grow by 15% by 2018. There are projected to be 3,760 psychology professionals working in the Georgia then.

Salary

psychology professionals in Georgia earn $74,195 per year on average. But, salaries for psychology professional can vary. In 2010, psychology professional made as little as less than $24,980 per year or as much as more than $135,630 per year in Georgia. The following counties in Georgia have the highest average salaries for psychology professionals:

  1. Burke County - $78,755 per year
  2. Banks County - $78,680 per year
  3. Bibb County - $78,260 per year

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

  1. Hall County - $54,210 per year
  2. Baldwin County - $57,670 per year
  3. Bulloch County - $63,550 per year

On average, the highest paid psychology professionals in Georgia were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $78,310 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $70,080 per year

The psychology professionals with lowest average salaries in Georgia were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $78,310 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $70,080 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Georgia statistics regarding a career in psychology. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as sociology or sports psychology.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Psychology in Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Psychology in Georgia
  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology in Georgia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,845 miles from location University of Georgia Athens GA 84.6189 51% 34,885
5,902 miles from location Georgia State University Atlanta GA 68.3293 68% 30,427
5,915 miles from location Kennesaw State University Kennesaw GA 60.8852 56% 22,389
5,904 miles from location Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus Atlanta GA 80.8786 42% 20,291
5,746 miles from location Georgia Southern University Statesboro GA 32.9448 72% 19,086
5,704 miles from location South University-Savannah Savannah GA 17.3865 44% 13,179
5,899 miles from location Emory University Atlanta GA 86.1612 28% 12,930
5,827 miles from location Valdosta State University Valdosta GA 59.0098 52% 12,391
5,943 miles from location University of West Georgia Carrollton GA 56.8754 57% 11,500
5,930 miles from location Columbus State University Columbus GA 24.244 61% 8,178
5,856 miles from location Mercer University Macon GA 66.2857 20% 8,072
5,707 miles from location Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah GA 55.7086 61% 7,538
5,765 miles from location Augusta State University Augusta GA 51.0634 68% 7,061
5,833 miles from location Georgia College & State University Milledgeville GA 63.1655 48% 6,633
0 miles from location Clayton State University Morrow GA 21.8026 53% 6,587
5,882 miles from location North Georgia College & State University Dahlonega GA 27.7495 53% 5,652
5,911 miles from location Southern Polytechnic State University Marietta GA 22.5982 63% 5,183
5,880 miles from location Albany State University Albany GA 26.6919 38% 4,473
5,904 miles from location Clark Atlanta University Atlanta GA 22.0674 18% 3,873
5,701 miles from location Savannah State University Savannah GA 17.8643 n/a 3,820
5,869 miles from location Fort Valley State University Fort Valley GA 21.9471 40% 3,553
5,881 miles from location Georgia Gwinnett College Lawrenceville GA 8.78568 n/a 2,947
5,887 miles from location Georgia Southwestern State University Americus GA 23.3063 52% 2,903
5,858 miles from location Piedmont College Demorest GA 22.0766 30% 2,811
5,872 miles from location Brenau University Gainesville GA 54.8741 12% 2,760
5,901 miles from location Argosy University-Atlanta Atlanta GA 1.50283 n/a 2,697
5,904 miles from location Morehouse College Atlanta GA 61.0705 41% 2,689
5,910 miles from location Life University Marietta GA 70.0573 85% 2,301
5,904 miles from location Spelman College Atlanta GA 35.9892 26% 2,229
5,950 miles from location Berry College Mount Berry GA 63.3969 35% 1,922
5,900 miles from location University of Phoenix-Atlanta Campus Atlanta GA 8.56179 n/a 1,568
5,832 miles from location Georgia Military College-Milledgeville Campus Milledgeville GA 17.1356 n/a 1,406
5,963 miles from location Covenant College Lookout Mountain GA 62.8149 42% 1,367
5,769 miles from location Georgia Military College-Augusta Campus Augusta GA 13.1817 n/a 1,258
5,950 miles from location Shorter University Rome GA 57.4714 31% 1,205
5,769 miles from location University of Phoenix-Augusta Campus Augusta GA 4.41125 n/a 1,165
5,914 miles from location Reinhardt University Waleska GA 23.6514 30% 1,123
5,899 miles from location Oglethorpe University Atlanta GA 61.04 11% 1,100
5,792 miles from location Brewton-Parker College Mount Vernon GA 46.2674 50% 1,049
5,932 miles from location University of Phoenix-Columbus Georgia Campus Columbus GA 7.87898 n/a 1,049
5,938 miles from location LaGrange College Lagrange GA 24.6088 26% 1,027
5,867 miles from location Thomas University Thomasville GA 31.13 n/a 973
5,763 miles from location Paine College Augusta GA 40.8694 21% 907
5,897 miles from location Agnes Scott College Decatur GA 30.6491 26% 868
5,847 miles from location Toccoa Falls College Toccoa GA 28.3429 31% 816
5,833 miles from location Emmanuel College Franklin Springs GA 24.6984 70% 732
5,911 miles from location Georgia Military College-Atlanta Campus Fairburn GA 13.7752 n/a 690
5,907 miles from location Atlanta Christian College Atlanta GA 19.2965 71% 690
5,860 miles from location Wesleyan College Macon GA 56.1354 38% 685
5,707 miles from location University of Phoenix-Savannah Campus Savannah GA 3.55339 n/a 668
5,919 miles from location Andrew College Cuthbert GA 14.991 41% 229
 

Curious what studying Psychology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 2,820 $70,080 52.4%
2
Psychologists, All Other + 210 $78,310 16.7%
 

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