Psychology in West Virginia

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in West Virginia


Approximately 1.1% of graduates in of West Virginia receive psychology degrees every year. Thus, West Virginia's 17 psychology schools put out approximately 570 psychology professionals each year.

Top Schools

Marshall University, which is located in Huntington, is the top-ranked school in West Virginia that has a psychology program. It received a ranking of 38th in the country in 2010. 147 students graduated with a degree in psychology from Marshall University in 2010. Tuition at Marshall University was $5,285 per year.

Ohio Valley University, which was ranked 41st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in West Virginia that has a psychology program. It is located in Vienna. In 2010, 5 students graduated from Ohio Valley University psychology program. Students at Ohio Valley University paid $17,910 per year in tuition fees.

Concord University, which is located in Athens, is the third-ranked school in West Virginia that has a psychology program. It received a ranking of 42nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Concord University graduated 21 students from its psychology programs. Tuition at Concord University was $4,974 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a West Virginia psychology school, average tuition will be $12,432 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $4,544 per year to $24,980 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at West Virginia psychology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Wheeling Jesuit University - located in Wheeling, students are charged $24,980 per year
  2. University of Charleston - located in Charleston, students are charged $24,700 per year
  3. West Virginia Wesleyan College - located in Buckhannon, students are charged $23,980 per year

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

  1. West Virginia State University - located in Institute, students are charged $4,544 per year
  2. West Liberty University - located in West Liberty, students are charged $4,880 per year
  3. Concord University - located in Athens, students are charged $4,974 per year

A psychology degree from a West Virginia school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of West Virginia psychology professionals:

  1. Barbour County - 150 psychology professionals
  2. Fayette County - 120 psychology professionals
  3. Boyd County - 120 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in West Virginia will grow by 1%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 950 psychology professionals working in West Virginia.

Salary

On average, psychology professionals earn $70,060 per year. However, this number is only an average. Psychology professional in West Virginia had varying salaries from $22,930 to $108,050 per year in 2010. Psychology professionals in the following West Virginia counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Belmont County - $59,200 per year
  2. Washington County - $55,980 per year
  3. Barbour County - $55,110 per year

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

  1. Fayette County - $41,210 per year
  2. Boone County - $45,720 per year
  3. Boyd County - $52,790 per year

On average, the highest paid psychology professionals in West Virginia were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $91,950 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $48,170 per year

The psychology professionals with lowest average salaries in West Virginia were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $91,950 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $48,170 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,577 miles from location American Public University System Charles Town WV 11.5561 n/a 31,331
5,691 miles from location West Virginia University Morgantown WV 36.9068 39% 28,898
5,815 miles from location Marshall University Huntington WV 62.2969 84% 13,776
5,744 miles from location Mountain State University Beckley WV 6.59595 n/a 5,951
5,701 miles from location Fairmont State University Fairmont WV 22.3033 29% 4,574
5,575 miles from location Shepherd University Shepherdstown WV 24.2566 44% 4,256
5,779 miles from location West Virginia State University Institute WV 43.2099 23% 4,003
5,732 miles from location Concord University Athens WV 57.9929 52% 2,882
5,729 miles from location West Liberty University West Liberty WV 50.1226 42% 2,651
5,700 miles from location West Virginia Wesleyan College Buckhannon WV 57.5513 36% 1,416
5,771 miles from location University of Charleston Charleston WV 21.4385 29% 1,396
5,733 miles from location Wheeling Jesuit University Wheeling WV 26.2309 27% 1,367
5,754 miles from location West Virginia University Institute of Technology Montgomery WV 43.4471 46% 1,244
5,727 miles from location Bethany College Bethany WV 57.8849 27% 830
5,692 miles from location Alderson Broaddus College Philippi WV 50.7487 37% 711
5,680 miles from location Davis & Elkins College Elkins WV 55.8602 23% 710
5,773 miles from location Ohio Valley University Vienna WV 59.1051 100% 495
 

Curious what studying Psychology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 630 $48,170 26.0%
2
Psychologists, All Other + 60 $91,950 0.0%
 

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