Psychology in Michigan

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Michigan


Each year, approximately 1.3% of Michigan graduates receive degrees in psychology. That means an estimated 3,678 psychology professionals graduate from Michigan's 47 psychology schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Michigan that has a psychology program is Michigan State University. Michigan State University, which was ranked 16th in the country in 2010, is located in East Lansing. 422 students graduated with a degree in psychology from Michigan State University in 2010. Tuition at Michigan State University was $11,152 per year.

Kalamazoo College, which was ranked 27th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Michigan that has a psychology program. It is located in Kalamazoo. In 2010, 36 students graduated from Kalamazoo College psychology program. Kalamazoo College charged in-state students $34,417 in tuition fees per year.

Michigan Technological University, which was ranked 27th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Michigan that has a psychology program. It is located in Houghton. 16 students graduated with degree in psychology from Michigan Technological University in 2010. Tuition at Michigan Technological University was $12,017 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Michigan's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $13,521 per year, though tuition can range from $34,417 per year to $2,156 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Michigan psychology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Kalamazoo College - located in Kalamazoo, students are charged $34,417 per year
  2. Albion College - located in Albion, students are charged $31,186 per year
  3. University of Detroit Mercy - located in Detroit, students are charged $30,660 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Michigan psychology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Mid Michigan Community College - located in Harrison, students are charged $2,156 per year
  2. Lansing Community College - located in Lansing, students are charged $2,330 per year
  3. Macomb Community College - located in Warren, students are charged $2,580 per year

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

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

  1. Lapeer County - 680 psychology professionals
  2. Wayne County - 600 psychology professionals
  3. Barry County - 410 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Michigan will grow by 10%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 5,730 psychology professionals working in Michigan.

Salary

psychology professionals in Michigan earn $73,405 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Michigan psychology professional earned as little as less than $34,290 per year or as much as more than $109,690 per year. The following counties in Michigan have the highest average salaries for psychology professionals:

  1. Kalamazoo County - $90,250 per year
  2. Lapeer County - $88,200 per year
  3. Muskegon County - $85,770 per year

The following counties in Michigan have the lowest average salaries for psychology professional:

  1. Clinton County - $56,460 per year
  2. Allegan County - $58,050 per year
  3. Alger County - $61,370 per year

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

  1. Clinical Psychologist - $74,640 per year
  2. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $72,170 per year

On average, the lowest paid psychology professionals in Michigan were:

  1. Clinical Psychologist - $74,640 per year
  2. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $72,170 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Michigan statistics regarding a career in psychology and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Michigan
  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in Michigan
  • Master's Degree in Psychology in Michigan
  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology in Michigan
  • Certificate in Psychology in Michigan

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 2,590 $74,640 -14.0%
2
Psychologists, All Other 430 $72,170 126.3%
 

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