Psychology in Kansas

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Kansas


Approximately 1.2% of graduates in of Kansas receive psychology degrees every year. That means an estimated 1,087 psychology professionals graduate from Kansas' 35 psychology schools each year.

Top Schools

Southwestern College, which was ranked 46th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Kansas that has a psychology program. It is located in Winfield. 5 students graduated with a degree in psychology from Southwestern College in 2010. Tuition at Southwestern College was $20,656 per year.

Newman University, which is located in Wichita, is the second-ranked school in Kansas that has a psychology program. It received a ranking of 47th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 12 students graduated from Newman University psychology program. The tuition rate at Newman University was $20,712 per year.

Sterling College, which is located in Sterling, is the third-ranked school in Kansas that has a psychology program. It received a ranking of 47th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Sterling College psychology program. The tuition rate at Sterling College was $19,000 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Kansas psychology school, average tuition will be $10,873 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,920 per year to $22,280 per year. In 2010, the following Kansas psychology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Baker University - located in Baldwin City, students are charged $22,280 per year
  2. Newman University - located in Wichita, students are charged $20,712 per year
  3. Bethel College - located in North Newton, students are charged $20,700 per year

The following Kansas psychology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Coffeyville Community College - located in Coffeyville, students are charged $1,920 per year
  2. Allen County Community College - located in Iola, students are charged $2,080 per year
  3. Independence Community College - located in Independence, students are charged $2,080 per year

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

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

  1. Allen County - 400 psychology professionals
  2. Butler County - 280 psychology professionals
  3. Jackson County - 130 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 2,230 psychology professionals will be working in Kansas state. This would require the number of psychology professionals to grow by 13%.

Salary

On average, psychology professionals earn $71,215 per year. However, this number is only an average. Psychology professional in Kansas had varying salaries from $29,010 to $123,000 per year in 2010. The counties in Kansas with the highest average salary for psychology professionals are:

  1. Douglas County - $64,050 per year
  2. Geary County - $60,440 per year
  3. Jackson County - $56,040 per year

On average, psychology professionals earn the least in the following Kansas counties:

  1. Allen County - $53,410 per year
  2. Butler County - $54,990 per year
  3. Jackson County - $56,040 per year

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

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $83,790 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $58,640 per year

The psychology professionals with lowest average salaries in Kansas were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $83,790 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $58,640 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Kansas 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 Kansas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in Kansas
  • Master's Degree in Psychology in Kansas
  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology in Kansas

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 1,280 $58,640 3.2%
2
Psychologists, All Other 80 $83,790 100.0%
 

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