Psychology in Nevada

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Nevada


Each year, roughly 1.4% of Nevada students graduate with degrees in psychology. Thus, Nevada's 7 psychology schools put out approximately 613 psychology professionals each year.

Top Schools

University of Nevada-Las Vegas, which is located in Las Vegas, is the top-ranked school in Nevada that has a psychology program. It received a ranking of 70th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Nevada-Las Vegas graduated 297 students from its psychology program. Students at University of Nevada-Las Vegas paid $5,808 per year in tuition fees.

University of Nevada-Reno, which is located in Reno, is the second-ranked school in Nevada that has a psychology program. It received a ranking of 70th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 184 students graduated from University of Nevada-Reno psychology program. Tuition at University of Nevada-Reno was $5,561 per year.

Sierra Nevada College, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Nevada that has a psychology program. It is located in Incline Village. In 2010, Sierra Nevada College graduated 4 students from its psychology programs. Students at Sierra Nevada College paid $24,515 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Nevada psychology school, average tuition will be $8,956 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,243 per year to $24,515 per year. In 2010, the following Nevada psychology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Sierra Nevada College - located in Incline Village, students are charged $24,515 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $10,500 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus - located in Reno, students are charged $10,500 per year

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

  1. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. Nevada State College - located in Henderson, students are charged $3,563 per year
  3. University of Nevada-Reno - located in Reno, students are charged $5,561 per year

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

The following counties have the largest number of Nevada psychology professionals:

  1. Clark County - 300 psychology professionals
  2. Pinal County - 80 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 750 psychology professionals will be working in Nevada state. This would require the number of psychology professionals to grow by 10%.

Salary

psychology professionals in Nevada earn $71,260 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. Psychology professional in Nevada had varying salaries from $43,460 to $92,870 per year in 2010. Psychology professionals in the following Nevada counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Pinal County - $81,700 per year
  2. Clark County - $66,780 per year

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

  1. Clark County - $66,780 per year
  2. Pinal County - $81,700 per year

The psychology professionals with highest average salaries in Nevada were:

  1. Clinical Psychologist - $71,260 per year

The psychology professionals with lowest average salaries in Nevada were:

  1. Clinical Psychologist - $71,260 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Nevada 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 Nevada
  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in Nevada
  • Master's Degree in Psychology in Nevada
  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology in Nevada

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,617 miles from location College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas NV 8.76905 n/a 42,108
7,613 miles from location University of Nevada-Las Vegas Las Vegas NV 30.2847 53% 29,080
7,784 miles from location University of Nevada-Reno Reno NV 29.9905 49% 16,875
7,618 miles from location University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus Las Vegas NV 9.57374 n/a 2,758
7,605 miles from location Nevada State College Henderson NV 12.2875 49% 2,516
7,798 miles from location Sierra Nevada College Incline Village NV 20.9605 53% 903
7,785 miles from location University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus Reno NV 4.32148 n/a 595
 

Curious what studying Psychology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 450 $71,260 21.6%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are psychology related jobs in Nevada