Psychology in Missouri

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Missouri


Each year, approximately 1.9% of Missouri graduates receive degrees in psychology. In other words, every year an estimated 3,445 psychology professionals graduate from Missouri's 41 psychology schools.

Top Schools

Webster University, which was ranked 30th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Missouri that has a psychology program. It is located in Saint Louis. 612 students graduated with a degree in psychology from Webster University in 2010. Students at Webster University paid $21,748 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Missouri that has a psychology program is Westminster College. Westminster College, which was ranked 39th in the country in 2010, is located in Fulton. In 2010, 12 students graduated from Westminster College psychology program. Westminster College charged in-state students $19,760 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Missouri with a psychology program is Stephens College, which is located in Columbia. In 2010, it was ranked 42nd nationwide. 8 students graduated with degree in psychology from Stephens College in 2010. The tuition rate at Stephens College was $25,400 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Missouri psychology school, average tuition will be $14,339 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,920 per year to $40,369 per year. In 2010, the psychology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Missouri were:

  1. Washington University in St Louis - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $40,369 per year
  2. Saint Louis University-Main Campus - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $32,656 per year
  3. William Jewell College - located in Liberty, students are charged $28,450 per year

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

  1. Crowder College - located in Neosho, students are charged $1,920 per year
  2. Missouri Southern State University - located in Joplin, students are charged $4,530 per year
  3. Missouri Western State University - located in Saint Joseph, students are charged $4,562 per year

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

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

  1. Bond County - 920 psychology professionals
  2. Franklin County - 680 psychology professionals
  3. Christian County - 120 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of psychology professionals in the state of Missouri will grow to 2,010. This would require a 6% growth in the field.

Salary

On average, psychology professionals earn $47,080 per year. However, Missouri psychology professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,110 per year to more than $99,370 per year in 2010. Psychology professionals in the following Missouri counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Franklin County - $74,470 per year
  2. Bond County - $72,965 per year
  3. Christian County - $62,510 per year

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

  1. Butler County - $53,310 per year
  2. Adair County - $53,890 per year
  3. Audrain County - $56,350 per year

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

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $76,250 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $64,990 per year
  3. Organizational Psychologist - per year

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

  1. Clinical Psychologist - $64,990 per year
  2. Organizational Psychologist - per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in psychology in Missouri 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 Missouri
  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in Missouri
  • Master's Degree in Psychology in Missouri
  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology in Missouri

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,350 miles from location University of Missouri-Columbia Columbia MO 40.0709 41% 31,237
6,405 miles from location Missouri State University Springfield MO 35.1751 57% 20,371
6,244 miles from location Webster University Saint Louis MO 70.0021 38% 19,372
6,242 miles from location University of Missouri-St Louis Saint Louis MO 25.4763 41% 16,534
6,237 miles from location Saint Louis University-Main Campus Saint Louis MO 35.9842 23% 16,317
6,350 miles from location Columbia College Columbia MO 22.5455 32% 15,556
6,471 miles from location University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City MO 27.6206 38% 14,799
6,242 miles from location Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis MO 47.1167 30% 13,575
6,476 miles from location Park University Kansas City MO 24.2346 53% 12,775
6,426 miles from location University of Central Missouri Warrensburg MO 30.4658 51% 11,191
6,198 miles from location Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau MO 28.8196 47% 10,801
6,252 miles from location Lindenwood University Saint Charles MO 57.1604 55% 10,408
6,482 miles from location Northwest Missouri State University Maryville MO 30.4083 41% 7,076
6,322 miles from location Missouri University of Science and Technology Rolla MO 32.7752 46% 6,814
6,361 miles from location Truman State University Kirksville MO 35.1898 40% 5,781
6,479 miles from location Missouri Western State University Saint Joseph MO 17.4939 n/a 5,703
6,471 miles from location Missouri Southern State University Joplin MO 24.3231 58% 5,701
6,406 miles from location Drury University Springfield MO 29.0015 49% 5,489
6,250 miles from location Missouri Baptist University Saint Louis MO 24.0369 46% 4,836
6,466 miles from location Crowder College Neosho MO 18.5042 n/a 4,482
6,411 miles from location Southwest Baptist University Bolivar MO 23.5388 31% 3,716
6,252 miles from location Maryville University of Saint Louis Saint Louis MO 30.1378 48% 3,534
6,342 miles from location Lincoln University Jefferson City MO 15.6751 n/a 3,314
6,369 miles from location Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies Fayette MO 0.893999 n/a 3,134
6,470 miles from location Rockhurst University Kansas City MO 30.406 26% 3,029
6,242 miles from location Fontbonne University Saint Louis MO 24.6262 41% 2,863
6,330 miles from location William Woods University Fulton MO 22.5596 24% 2,412
6,404 miles from location Evangel University Springfield MO 23.9791 50% 1,955
6,472 miles from location Avila University Kansas City MO 22.53 27% 1,893
6,396 miles from location Missouri Valley College Marshall MO 17.8358 36% 1,789
6,405 miles from location College of the Ozarks Point Lookout MO 35.6208 93% 1,347
6,350 miles from location Stephens College Columbia MO 58.0968 48% 1,231
6,330 miles from location Westminster College Fulton MO 61.3658 29% 1,087
6,461 miles from location William Jewell College Liberty MO 28.6091 21% 1,083
6,369 miles from location Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Fayette MO 21.0328 34% 1,051
6,299 miles from location Hannibal-Lagrange College Hannibal MO 21.2492 33% 1,042
6,306 miles from location Culver-Stockton College Canton MO 22.2938 19% 754
6,471 miles from location University of Phoenix-Kansas City Campus Kansas City MO 7.71755 n/a 635
6,250 miles from location University of Phoenix-St Louis Campus Maryland Heights MO 5.45973 n/a 462
6,409 miles from location Forest Institute of Professional Psychology Springfield MO 0.0310769 n/a 260
0 miles from location University of Phoenix-Springfield Campus Springfield MO 3.68541 n/a 143
 

Curious what studying Psychology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 1,490 $64,990 -0.7%
2
Psychologists, All Other + 160 $76,250 45.5%
3
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists + 50 n/a
 

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