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Psychology in Ohio

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Ohio

Each year, roughly 1.1% of Ohio students graduate with degrees in psychology. That means an estimated 3,730 psychology professionals graduate from Ohio's 66 psychology schools each year.

Top Schools

Ohio State University-Main Campus, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Ohio that has a psychology program. It is located in Columbus. 548 students graduated with a degree in psychology from Ohio State University-Main Campus in 2010. The tuition rate at Ohio State University-Main Campus was $9,420 per year.

Oberlin College, which was ranked 19th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Ohio that has a psychology program. It is located in Oberlin. In 2010, 16 students graduated from Oberlin College psychology program. The tuition rate at Oberlin College was $41,577 per year.

Kenyon College, which was ranked 19th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Ohio that has a psychology program. It is located in Gambier. In 2010, Kenyon College graduated 36 students from its psychology programs. Students at Kenyon College paid $40,900 per year in tuition fees.


If you are hoping to attend one of Ohio's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $18,860 per year, though tuition can range from $41,577 per year to $1,735 per year. In 2010, the following Ohio psychology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Oberlin College - located in Oberlin, students are charged $41,577 per year
  2. Kenyon College - located in Gambier, students are charged $40,900 per year
  3. Denison University - located in Granville, students are charged $38,220 per year

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

  1. Sinclair Community College - located in Dayton, students are charged $1,735 per year
  2. Owens Community College - located in Perrysburg, students are charged $3,749 per year
  3. Terra State Community College - located in Fremont, students are charged $3,845 per year

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

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

  1. Delaware County - 730 psychology professionals
  2. Dearborn County - 720 psychology professionals
  3. Cuyahoga County - 710 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Ohio will grow by 3%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 5,180 psychology professionals working in Ohio. The greatest growth for psychology professional is predicted to be amongst Clinical Psychologists, who are expected to increase by 4% by 2018.


On average, psychology professionals earn $80,327 per year. In 2010, however, some Ohio psychology professional earned as little as less than $23,500 per year or as much as more than $126,940 per year. The counties in Ohio with the highest average salary for psychology professionals are:

  1. Greene County - $86,895 per year
  2. Delaware County - $81,385 per year
  3. Carroll County - $80,660 per year

Psychology professionals in the following counties in Ohio make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Jefferson County - $56,920 per year
  2. Erie County - $57,180 per year
  3. Auglaize County - $64,400 per year

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

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $83,130 per year
  2. Organizational Psychologist - $81,770 per year
  3. Clinical Psychologist - $76,080 per year

The psychology professionals with lowest average salaries in Ohio were:

  1. Organizational Psychologist - $81,770 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $76,080 per year

More Information

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 3,180 $76,080 -3.3%
Psychologists, All Other 340 $83,130 47.8%
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 60 $81,770 -14.3%

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