Psychology in Utah

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Utah


Each year, approximately 1.5% of Utah graduates receive degrees in psychology. In other words, every year an estimated 1,343 psychology professionals graduate from Utah's 12 psychology schools.

Top Schools

University of Utah, which is located in Salt Lake City, is the top-ranked school in Utah that has a psychology program. It received a ranking of 27th in the country in 2010. 280 students graduated with a degree in psychology from University of Utah in 2010. Students at University of Utah paid $6,272 per year in tuition fees.

Brigham Young University, which is located in Provo, is the second-ranked school in Utah that has a psychology program. It received a ranking of 56th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Brigham Young University graduated 379 students from its psychology program. Tuition at Brigham Young University was $4,420 per year.

Utah State University, which was ranked 56th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Utah that has a psychology program. It is located in Logan. In 2010, Utah State University graduated 146 students from its psychology programs. Students at Utah State University paid $4,828 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Utah's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $7,789 per year, though tuition can range from $25,980 per year to $2,542 per year. The Utah psychology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Westminster College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $25,980 per year
  2. Argosy University-Salt Lake City - located in Draper, students are charged $19,812 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Utah Campus - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $10,680 per year

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

  1. Snow College - located in Ephraim, students are charged $2,542 per year
  2. Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah - located in Price, students are charged $2,670 per year
  3. Salt Lake Community College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $2,932 per year

A psychology degree from an Utah school... what next?

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

  1. Salt Lake County - 390 psychology professionals
  2. Juab County - 180 psychology professionals
  3. Davis County - 180 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of psychology professionals is expected to grow by 20% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,780 psychology professionals working in the Utah then.

Salary

psychology professionals in Utah make an average of $66,185 per year. In 2010, however, some Utah psychology professional earned as little as less than $20,870 per year or as much as more than $126,120 per year. Psychology professionals in the following Utah counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Davis County - $63,180 per year
  2. Franklin County - $62,360 per year
  3. Washington County - $60,200 per year

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

  1. Salt Lake County - $49,990 per year
  2. Juab County - $59,320 per year
  3. Washington County - $60,200 per year

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

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $76,650 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $55,720 per year

The psychology professionals with lowest average salaries in Utah were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $76,650 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $55,720 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,364 miles from location Salt Lake Community College Salt Lake City UT 17.6641 n/a 34,966
7,356 miles from location Brigham Young University Provo UT 43.6667 77% 34,130
7,357 miles from location University of Utah Salt Lake City UT 72.974 59% 29,284
7,359 miles from location Utah Valley University Orem UT 15.0907 n/a 28,765
7,355 miles from location Weber State University Ogden UT 23.3311 n/a 23,001
7,338 miles from location Utah State University Logan UT 34.0933 48% 15,612
7,474 miles from location Southern Utah University Cedar City UT 27.7334 53% 8,066
7,368 miles from location Snow College Ephraim UT 24.7077 n/a 4,368
7,358 miles from location Westminster College Salt Lake City UT 27.2814 35% 3,037
7,362 miles from location University of Phoenix-Utah Campus Salt Lake City UT 12.2115 n/a 2,691
7,323 miles from location Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah Price UT 19.0139 n/a 2,419
7,364 miles from location Argosy University-Salt Lake City Draper UT 2.03005 n/a 275
 

Curious what studying Psychology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 870 $55,720 6.1%
2
Psychologists, All Other + 40 $76,650 33.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are psychology related jobs in Utah