Psychology in Minnesota

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Minnesota


Each year, approximately 1.8% of Minnesota graduates receive degrees in psychology. That means an estimated 3,418 psychology professionals graduate from Minnesota's 37 psychology schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, which is located in Minneapolis, is the top-ranked school in Minnesota that has a psychology program. It received a ranking of 14th in the country in 2010. 548 students graduated with a degree in psychology from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010. Students at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities paid $12,288 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Minnesota that has a psychology program is Carleton College. Carleton College, which was ranked 17th in the country in 2010, is located in Northfield. In 2010, Carleton College graduated 44 students from its psychology program. Students at Carleton College paid $41,304 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Minnesota with a psychology program is Macalester College, which is located in Saint Paul. In 2010, it was ranked 21st nationwide. In 2010, Macalester College graduated 36 students from its psychology programs. The tuition rate at Macalester College was $40,046 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Minnesota's psychology schools ranges from $41,304 per year to $4,852 per year. But, the average tuition is $19,530 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Minnesota psychology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Carleton College - located in Northfield, students are charged $41,304 per year
  2. Macalester College - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $40,046 per year
  3. St. Olaf College - located in Northfield, students are charged $36,800 per year

The following Minnesota psychology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Itasca Community College - located in Grand Rapids, students are charged $4,852 per year
  2. Metropolitan State University - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $5,923 per year
  3. Saint Cloud State University - located in Saint Cloud, students are charged $6,660 per year

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

In Minnesota, the largest numbers of psychology professional work in the following counties:

  1. Anoka County - 1,690 psychology professionals
  2. Blue Earth County - 180 psychology professionals
  3. Carlton County - 170 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of psychology professionals in the state of Minnesota will grow to 3,350. This would require a 10% growth in the field.

Salary

On average, psychology professionals earn $84,683 per year. However, Minnesota psychology professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $29,970 per year to more than $149,470 per year in 2010. Psychology professionals in the following Minnesota counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Anoka County - $87,023 per year
  2. Brown County - $65,090 per year
  3. Dodge County - $64,665 per year

The Minnesota counties with the lowest average salary for psychology professionals are:

  1. Big Stone County - $56,110 per year
  2. Benton County - $59,000 per year
  3. Carlton County - $59,400 per year

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

  1. Organizational Psychologist - $117,850 per year
  2. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $72,590 per year
  3. Clinical Psychologist - $63,610 per year

The psychology professionals with lowest average salaries in Minnesota were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $72,590 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $63,610 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in psychology in Minnesota 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.

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,383 miles from location University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis MN 86.0842 32% 51,659
6,384 miles from location Walden University Minneapolis MN 16.553 n/a 40,714
6,385 miles from location Capella University Minneapolis MN 13.5598 66% 31,998
6,426 miles from location Saint Cloud State University Saint Cloud MN 31.3343 45% 18,123
6,423 miles from location Minnesota State University-Mankato Mankato MN 31.8355 42% 14,955
6,323 miles from location University of Minnesota-Duluth Duluth MN 64.3966 37% 11,664
6,381 miles from location University of St Thomas Saint Paul MN 34.5939 31% 10,851
6,306 miles from location Winona State University Winona MN 29.6569 39% 8,657
6,544 miles from location Minnesota State University-Moorhead Moorhead MN 24.7584 47% 7,510
6,375 miles from location Metropolitan State University Saint Paul MN 13.2102 32% 7,354
6,509 miles from location Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall MN 22.5505 35% 6,740
6,309 miles from location Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Winona MN 27.8242 32% 5,565
6,381 miles from location St. Catherine University Saint Paul MN 28.6143 29% 5,277
6,453 miles from location Bemidji State University Bemidji MN 25.5837 46% 5,175
6,380 miles from location Hamline University Saint Paul MN 64.7288 24% 5,166
6,379 miles from location Bethel University Saint Paul MN 34.0074 45% 4,361
6,383 miles from location Augsburg College Minneapolis MN 62.9719 38% 4,010
6,324 miles from location The College of Saint Scholastica Duluth MN 67.6951 34% 3,746
6,382 miles from location St. Olaf College Northfield MN 37.979 35% 3,099
6,380 miles from location Northwestern College Saint Paul MN 29.2202 43% 3,070
6,379 miles from location Concordia University-Saint Paul Saint Paul MN 57.5595 30% 2,816
6,545 miles from location Concordia College at Moorhead Moorhead MN 31.2569 32% 2,811
6,421 miles from location Gustavus Adolphus College Saint Peter MN 36.7798 29% 2,536
6,380 miles from location Argosy University-Twin Cities Saint Paul MN 18.9617 n/a 2,313
6,532 miles from location University of Minnesota-Crookston Crookston MN 53.9658 45% 2,279
6,434 miles from location College of Saint Benedict Saint Joseph MN 72.5322 40% 2,105
6,436 miles from location Saint Johns University Collegeville MN 71.6375 41% 2,021
6,381 miles from location Carleton College Northfield MN 83.3944 36% 2,009
6,380 miles from location Macalester College Saint Paul MN 78.5944 27% 1,996
6,511 miles from location University of Minnesota-Morris Morris MN 67.8148 38% 1,705
6,384 miles from location North Central University Minneapolis MN 27.6803 100% 1,243
6,408 miles from location Crown College Saint Bonifacius MN 26.8246 49% 1,221
6,388 miles from location Itasca Community College Grand Rapids MN 18.2805 n/a 1,209
6,423 miles from location Bethany Lutheran College Mankato MN 25.229 46% 646
6,384 miles from location Adler Graduate School Minneapolis MN 0.0503207 n/a 421
6,391 miles from location University of Phoenix-Minneapolis/St Paul Campus Minneapolis MN 4.33468 n/a 257
6,348 miles from location Crossroads College Rochester MN 55.1684 100% 170
 

Curious what studying Psychology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists + n/a $117,850
2
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 2,550 $63,610 -16.9%
3
Psychologists, All Other + 170 $72,590 6.3%
 

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