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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Texas


Approximately 1.4% of graduates in of Texas receive psychology degrees every year. That means an estimated 7,714 psychology professionals graduate from Texas' 101 psychology schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Texas with a psychology program is The University of Texas at Austin, which is located in Austin. In 2010, it was ranked 11th nationwide. In 2010, The University of Texas at Austin graduated 517 students from its psychology program. Students at The University of Texas at Austin paid $9,418 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Texas that has a psychology program is Rice University. Rice University, which was ranked 14th in the country in 2010, is located in Houston. In 2010, Rice University graduated 61 students from its psychology program. Rice University charged in-state students $33,771 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Texas that has a psychology program is Texas A & M University. Texas A & M University, which was ranked 15th in the country in 2010, is located in College Station. In 2010, Texas A & M University graduated 414 students from its psychology programs. Texas A & M University charged in-state students $8,387 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Texas' psychology schools ranges from $37,230 per year to $1,128 per year. But, the average tuition is $10,114 per year. The Texas psychology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Southern Methodist University - located in Dallas, students are charged $37,230 per year
  2. Rice University - located in Houston, students are charged $33,771 per year
  3. Southwestern University - located in Georgetown, students are charged $31,630 per year

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

  1. Grayson County College - located in Denison, students are charged $1,128 per year
  2. Paris Junior College - located in Paris, students are charged $1,164 per year
  3. Kilgore College - located in Kilgore, students are charged $1,176 per year

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

The largest populations of Texas psychology professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Austin County - 1,250 psychology professionals
  2. Collin County - 1,100 psychology professionals
  3. Atascosa County - 690 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 10,650 psychology professionals will be working in Texas. This would require the number of psychology professional to grow by 19%.

Salary

On average, psychology professionals earn $77,073 per year. However, this number is only an average. Psychology professional in Texas had varying salaries from $25,260 to $128,280 per year in 2010. The following counties in Texas have the highest average salaries for psychology professionals:

  1. Johnson County - $81,825 per year
  2. Atascosa County - $78,405 per year
  3. El Paso County - $77,530 per year

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

  1. Brazos County - $41,830 per year
  2. McLennan County - $46,970 per year
  3. Cameron County - $48,860 per year

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

  1. Organizational Psychologist - $84,250 per year
  2. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $82,460 per year
  3. Clinical Psychologist - $64,510 per year

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

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $82,460 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $64,510 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,687 miles from location The University of Texas at Austin Austin TX 88.8663 51% 50,995
6,603 miles from location Texas A & M University College Station TX 85.085 53% 48,702
6,685 miles from location Austin Community College District Austin TX 12.3025 n/a 40,248
6,546 miles from location University of Houston Houston TX 32.0392 41% 37,000
6,638 miles from location University of North Texas Denton TX 34.4764 43% 35,003
6,700 miles from location Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos TX 68.5508 40% 30,803
6,907 miles from location Texas Tech University Lubbock TX 71.9834 41% 30,049
6,744 miles from location The University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio TX 56.7437 44% 28,955
7,184 miles from location El Paso Community College El Paso TX 12.5365 n/a 28,168
6,639 miles from location The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington TX 27.8116 55% 28,085
6,532 miles from location San Jacinto Community College Pasadena TX 12.8421 n/a 27,011
6,736 miles from location San Antonio College San Antonio TX 9.68457 n/a 24,135
7,192 miles from location The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso TX 25.9553 47% 21,011
6,731 miles from location The University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg TX 56.8684 56% 18,337
6,608 miles from location Blinn College Brenham TX 12.7436 n/a 17,173
6,691 miles from location The University of Texas at Brownsville Brownsville TX 15.9461 n/a 17,151
6,555 miles from location Sam Houston State University Huntsville TX 29.6109 25% 16,772
6,616 miles from location The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson TX 71.7747 47% 15,783
6,644 miles from location Baylor University Waco TX 38.572 20% 14,614
6,749 miles from location Northwest Vista College San Antonio TX 11.4584 n/a 14,587
6,472 miles from location Lamar University Beaumont TX 52.0333 33% 13,992
6,637 miles from location Texas Woman's University Denton TX 59.8874 39% 13,338
6,499 miles from location Stephen F Austin State University Nacogdoches TX 57.9428 37% 12,845
6,547 miles from location University of Houston-Downtown Houston TX 10.696 n/a 12,742
6,678 miles from location Del Mar College Corpus Christi TX 11.9255 n/a 12,069
6,893 miles from location Amarillo College Amarillo TX 10.9218 n/a 11,289
6,533 miles from location Tyler Junior College Tyler TX 13.9338 n/a 11,045
6,734 miles from location St. Philip's College San Antonio TX 8.72207 n/a 11,008
6,619 miles from location Southern Methodist University Dallas TX 37.1432 30% 10,891
6,705 miles from location Tarleton State University Stephenville TX 56.9454 62% 10,424
6,936 miles from location South Plains College Levelland TX 9.63264 n/a 10,011
6,673 miles from location Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi TX 20.8888 n/a 9,468
6,547 miles from location Texas Southern University Houston TX 40.0528 22% 9,394
6,605 miles from location Navarro College Corsicana TX 14.4403 n/a 9,200
6,567 miles from location Texas A & M University-Commerce Commerce TX 26.7013 46% 9,021
6,653 miles from location Texas Christian University Fort Worth TX 72.2184 26% 8,853
6,583 miles from location Prairie View A & M University Prairie View TX 50.8259 54% 8,608
6,739 miles from location Palo Alto College San Antonio TX 9.11557 n/a 8,335
6,708 miles from location Texas A & M University-Kingsville Kingsville TX 53.2657 94% 8,194
6,531 miles from location University of Houston-Clear Lake Houston TX 1.77921 n/a 7,643
6,899 miles from location West Texas A & M University Canyon TX 25.1897 47% 7,634
6,734 miles from location University of the Incarnate Word San Antonio TX 54.816 32% 6,756
6,592 miles from location Wharton County Junior College Wharton TX 16.0959 n/a 6,622
6,803 miles from location Texas A & M International University Laredo TX 23.8854 40% 6,419
6,841 miles from location Angelo State University San Angelo TX 22.3683 52% 6,387
6,509 miles from location Kilgore College Kilgore TX 15.7866 n/a 6,375
6,713 miles from location Midwestern State University Wichita Falls TX 54.2603 37% 6,341
6,933 miles from location Midland College Midland TX 17.4861 n/a 6,227
6,532 miles from location The University of Texas at Tyler Tyler TX 57.5552 57% 6,201
6,894 miles from location Wayland Baptist University Plainview TX 54.6831 63% 5,886
6,660 miles from location Temple College Temple TX 8.53874 n/a 5,659
6,543 miles from location Paris Junior College Paris TX 13.1909 n/a 5,580
6,549 miles from location Rice University Houston TX 86.3426 36% 5,576
6,504 miles from location Angelina College Lufkin TX 14.5469 n/a 5,422
6,629 miles from location Dallas Baptist University Dallas TX 26.712 48% 5,400
6,688 miles from location Saint Edward's University Austin TX 66.4712 38% 5,293
6,541 miles from location Alvin Community College Alvin TX 10.3642 n/a 5,240
6,951 miles from location Odessa College Odessa TX 14.3534 n/a 5,132
6,606 miles from location Grayson County College Denison TX 16.3434 n/a 4,856
6,791 miles from location Abilene Christian University Abilene TX 31.2961 54% 4,813
6,640 miles from location Hill College Hillsboro TX 12.9093 n/a 4,294
6,697 miles from location Coastal Bend College Beeville TX 12.7344 n/a 4,196
6,894 miles from location Howard College Big Spring TX 15.8753 n/a 3,984
6,549 miles from location The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Houston TX 1.65486 n/a 3,969
6,740 miles from location St Marys University San Antonio TX 60.1135 29% 3,893
6,647 miles from location University of Houston-Victoria Victoria TX 1.30255 n/a 3,655
6,947 miles from location The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Odessa TX 22.914 52% 3,546
6,501 miles from location LeTourneau University Longview TX 61.8404 53% 3,386
6,648 miles from location Texas Wesleyan University Fort Worth TX 50.675 56% 3,333
6,549 miles from location University of St Thomas Houston TX 59.2959 41% 3,132
7,038 miles from location Sul Ross State University Alpine TX 14.9347 n/a 3,047
6,627 miles from location University of Dallas Irving TX 70.6714 33% 2,883
6,556 miles from location Houston Baptist University Houston TX 57.0185 16% 2,710
6,735 miles from location Trinity University San Antonio TX 35.2819 26% 2,693
6,667 miles from location University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Belton TX 25.2697 24% 2,689
6,739 miles from location Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio San Antonio TX 20.1101 32% 2,660
6,560 miles from location University of Phoenix-Houston Campus Houston TX 8.962 n/a 2,538
6,859 miles from location Western Texas College Snyder TX 19.1486 n/a 2,473
6,622 miles from location University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Dallas TX 4.62227 n/a 2,459
6,792 miles from location Hardin-Simmons University Abilene TX 60.7698 65% 2,305
6,625 miles from location Southwestern Assemblies of God University Waxahachie TX 27.8114 90% 2,018
6,911 miles from location Lubbock Christian University Lubbock TX 53.7486 37% 1,906
6,460 miles from location Texas A & M University-Texarkana Texarkana TX 1.37804 n/a 1,653
6,611 miles from location Amberton University Garland TX 0.702637 n/a 1,533
6,793 miles from location McMurry University Abilene TX 20.6126 36% 1,509
6,841 miles from location Clarendon College Clarendon TX 16.9601 n/a 1,427
6,705 miles from location Texas Lutheran University Seguin TX 56.0302 49% 1,387
6,604 miles from location Austin College Sherman TX 70.387 30% 1,364
6,681 miles from location Southwestern University Georgetown TX 33.4762 24% 1,301
6,864 miles from location Frank Phillips College Borger TX 15.4746 n/a 1,239
6,753 miles from location Howard Payne University Brownwood TX 22.4355 41% 1,232
6,480 miles from location East Texas Baptist University Marshall TX 22.584 51% 1,179
6,771 miles from location Schreiner University Kerrville TX 57.5304 47% 1,049
6,686 miles from location Huston-Tillotson University Austin TX 16.9395 36% 882
6,534 miles from location Lon Morris College Jacksonville TX 18.0543 90% 817
6,652 miles from location Southwestern Adventist University Keene TX 20.5477 36% 809
6,740 miles from location University of Phoenix-San Antonio Campus San Antonio TX 3.74234 n/a 800
6,623 miles from location Argosy University-Dallas Dallas TX 1.24429 n/a 534
6,692 miles from location University of Phoenix-Austin Campus Austin TX 3.74595 n/a 408
6,625 miles from location Dallas Christian College Dallas TX 50.5875 58% 329
6,553 miles from location Houston Graduate School of Theology Houston TX 0.0254592 n/a 213
 

Curious what studying Psychology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 5,710 $64,510 22.5%
2
Psychologists, All Other + 570 $82,460 78.1%
3
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists + 130 $84,250
 

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