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Clinical Psychology Schools in California

There are 24 schools in the state of California offering clinical psychology programs. In 2010, 1,359 students graduated with degrees from California clinical psychology schools. 733 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 624 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,397 students graduate from clinical psychology programs in California every year. This accounts for approximately 30% of students who schools in the United States graduate from clinical psychology programs. Specifically, two students graduated with certificates in clinical psychology, 733 with a master's level degree, and 624 with a doctorate level degree.

24 clinical psychology schools are in this coastal state. And out of these, while 22 schools are private, two schools are public. While tuition at a public clinical psychology school varies from $5,206 to $11,306, private clinical psychology school tuition varies from $12,552 to $39,080.

Average tuition for programs in clinical psychology is $23,473. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,206 per year, is at San Diego State University, the highest tuition for clinical psychology programs, which is $39,080 every year, is at Pepperdine University.

California schools offer certificates, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing clinical psychology.

Clinical Psychology Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,397 students graduate from clinical psychology programs in California every year. This accounts for approximately 30% of students who schools in the United States graduate from clinical psychology programs. Specifically, two students graduated with certificates in clinical psychology, 733 with a master's level degree, and 624 with a doctorate level degree.

Clinical Psychology Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 6
  • Certificate 2007: 2
  • Certificate 2008: 3
  • Certificate 2009: 2
  • Certificate 2010: 2
  • Master 2006: 636
  • Master 2007: 776
  • Master 2008: 798
  • Master 2009: 796
  • Master 2010: 733
  • Doctorate 2006: 381
  • Doctorate 2007: 611
  • Doctorate 2008: 634
  • Doctorate 2009: 661
  • Doctorate 2010: 624

Clinical Psychology Program Availability in California

Schools in California offer a total of 37 clinical psychology programs. Of these programs, close to 51.4% are doctorate level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level.

Clinical Psychology Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 3
  • Master: 15
  • Doctorate: 19

Career Trends

Clinical Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42180
  • 25th Percentile: 57180
  • Median: 79830
  • 75th Percentile: 101360
  • 90th Percentile: 117100

Career Trends

Clinical Psychologists — Employment Trend

Clinical Psychologists — Employment Trend

Clinical Psychologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72260
  • Median Salary 2007: 70410
  • Median Salary 2008: 73770
  • Median Salary 2009: 77830
  • Median Salary 2010: 79830
  • Total Employed 2006: 13520
  • Total Employed 2007: 12560
  • Total Employed 2008: 13930
  • Total Employed 2009: 14530
  • Total Employed 2010: 15510

California vs National Clinical Psychology Employment

California vs National Clinical Psychology Employment

  • Employed in California: 15.402% (15510)

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1. John F Kennedy University

100 Ellinwood Way
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4817
(925) 969-3300

John F Kennedy University offers three clinical psychology programs. More specifically, JFKU offers students one clinical psychology certificate, one degree at the master's level in clinical psychology, and one doctorate level clinical psychology degree. It is in the suburbs of Pleasant Hill, California. In terms of programs, JFK University is the third largest institution in the state of California offering clinical psychology.

2. Argosy University - San Francisco Bay Area

1005 Atlantic Avenue
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 217-4700

Argosy University-San Francisco Bay Area offers one clinical psychology program and Argosy is located in the suburbs of Alameda, California. Overall, 867 students seek degrees in 17 Argosy programs. Argosy is the second biggest institution in the state of California offering clinical psychology in terms of programs.

3. The Fuller Theological Seminary in California

135 N Oakland Ave
Pasadena, CA 91182
(626) 584-5200

The Fuller Theological Seminary in California is located in the center of Pasadena. It offers two programs in clinical psychology. Specifically, Fuller offers one degree at the master's level in clinical psychology to students and one degree at the doctorate level in clinical psychology. Overall, 3,005 students pursue degrees in 13 Fuller programs. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of California offering clinical psychology.

4. Palo Alto University

1791 Arastradero Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1337
(800) 818-6136

Palo Alto University, which is only a few miles from Palo Alto, is located in a rural area. PAU offers two clinical psychology programs. More specifically, students are offered one clinical psychology degree at the master's level by PAU and one doctorate level clinical psychology degree. This school is a 4-year institution.

5. Antioch University - Los Angeles

400 Corporate Pointe
Culver City, CA 90230-7615
(310) 578-1080

Antioch University-Los Angeles is in the suburbs of Culver City, California and it offers one program in clinical psychology. This school is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the second largest institution in the state of California offering clinical psychology.

6. Argosy University - Los Angeles

5230 Pacific Concourse- Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90045
(310) 531-9700

Argosy University-Los Angeles is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is located in the suburbs of Los Angeles, California. It is one of several campuses. This very small school offers students one certificate, four bachelors level degrees, seven degrees at the masters level, and five doctoral level degrees. 555 students sought degrees from the 12 programs at this school in 2010. Argosy offers subjects including clinical psychology and allied health. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits Argosy.

7. The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology

1069 East Meadow Cr
Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 493-4430

The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, which is 2.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Palo Alto, CA and it offers one program in clinical psychology. 498 students pursue degrees in four Institute of Transpersonal Psychology programs, overall.

8. Alliant International University

10455 Pomerado Road
San Diego, CA 92131-1799
(866) 825-5426

Alliant International University is near San Diego, CA. It offers two clinical psychology programs. More specifically, this school offers one master's level degree in clinical psychology to students and one doctorate level degree in clinical psychology. It is a 4-year institution.

9. Argosy University - Orange County

601 South Lewis Street
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 620-3700

Argosy University-Orange County is located in the suburbs of Orange, California. This school offers three programs in clinical psychology. Out of those, students are offered one clinical psychology certificate by it, one degree at the master's level in clinical psychology, and one clinical psychology degree at the doctorate level. 925 students seek degrees in 19 programs at this school, overall.

10. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Irvine

4199 Campus Dr
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 737-5460

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Irvine is a 4-year institution, founded in 1979. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Irvine, CA. This school is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects including clinical psychology and psychology. The Chicago School offers two degrees at the masters level and one degree at the doctoral level to students. In 2010, 137 students pursued degrees from the two programs at the Chicago School. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

11. The Southern California Seminary

2075 E. Madison Avenue
El Cajon, CA 92019-1108
(619) 201-8999

The Southern California Seminary is in the suburbs of El Cajon, California and it offers one program in clinical psychology. 189 students pursue degrees in six Southern California Seminary programs, overall. This specialized school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of California offering clinical psychology programs.

12. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles

617 W 7th St
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 627-2580

Founded in 1979, the Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles is a 4-year institution. The Chicago School, which is near the center of the city, is in Los Angeles, CA. This specialized school is one of several campuses. Students are offered two degrees at the masters level and three doctoral level degrees by the Chicago School. 481 students pursued degrees from the four programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects including psychology, clinical psychology, and organizational psychology. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it.

13. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Westwood

1145 Gayley Ave Ste 322
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 208-4240

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Westwood offers one program in clinical psychology and this school is located near Los Angeles, CA. This school is a 4-year institution.

14. Antioch University - Santa Barbara

801 Garden St- Suite 101
Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1581
(805) 962-8179

Antioch University-Santa Barbara offers one program in clinical psychology and it is located in the center of Santa Barbara. Overall, 369 students pursue degrees in six programs at this school. In terms of programs, this school is the third largest institution in the state of California offering clinical psychology.

15. The Wright Institute

2728 Durant Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704-1796
(510) 841-9230x100

The Wright Institute, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Berkeley, CA. It offers two programs in clinical psychology. Of those, this school offers students one master's level clinical psychology degree and one clinical psychology degree at the doctorate level. 440 students pursue degrees in three Wright programs, overall.

16. Biola University

13800 Biola Ave
La Mirada, CA 90639-0001
(562) 903-6000

Biola University offers two programs in clinical psychology. Out of those, it offers students one master's level degree in clinical psychology and one clinical psychology degree at the doctorate level. Biola is in the suburbs of La Mirada, California. Biola is the fifth oldest institution in the state of California offering clinical psychology programs.

17. The Pacifica Graduate Institute

249 Lambert Rd
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(805) 969-3626x101

The Pacifica Graduate Institute is in the suburbs of Carpinteria, California and this school offers one clinical psychology program.

18. Argosy University - Inland Empire

636 East Brier Dr- Suite 120
San Bernardino, CA 92408
(909) 915-3800

Argosy University-Inland Empire is a for-profit 4-year institution. Argosy, which is near the heart of downtown, is in San Bernardino, CA. It is one of several campuses. Students are offered one certificate, four bachelors level degrees, seven degrees at the masters level, and five degrees at the doctoral level by it. In 2010, 710 students pursued degrees from the 12 programs at this school. It offers subjects such as education, mental health, and healthcare. This school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities.

19. The California Institute of Integral Studies

1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 575-6100

The California Institute of Integral Studies offers one program in clinical psychology and it is located in the center of San Francisco. This school is a 4-year institution. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in clinical psychology.

20. The Phillips Graduate Institute

5445 Balboa Blvd
Encino, CA 91316-1509
(818) 386-5600

The Phillips Graduate Institute, which is near the center of the city, is in Encino, CA and it offers one clinical psychology program. PGI is a 4-year institution.

21. Loma Linda University

Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA 92350
(909) 558-1000

Loma Linda University offers two clinical psychology programs. Out of those, Loma Linda offers students one clinical psychology degree at the master's level and one doctorate level degree in clinical psychology. It is in the suburbs of Loma Linda, California. 4,266 students seek degrees in 145 programs at this specialized school, overall. This school is the eighth largest institution in the state of California offering clinical psychology in terms of programs.

22. Fielding Graduate University

2020 De La Vina St
Santa Barbra, CA 93105-3538
800-340-7099

Fielding Graduate University, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Santa Barbara, CA. It offers three programs in clinical psychology. More specifically, this school offers students one clinical psychology certificate, one clinical psychology degree at the master's level, and one clinical psychology degree at the doctorate level. This school is a 4-year institution.

23. Argosy University - San Diego

1615 Murray Canyon Road- Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92108
(619) 321-3000

Argosy University-San Diego is a for-profit 4-year institution. Argosy, which is 4.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in San Diego, CA. This school is one of several campuses. It offers students one certificate, four degrees at the bachelors level, six degrees at the masters level, and five degrees at the doctoral level. In 2010, 353 students sought degrees from the 11 programs at this school. This school offers subjects including counseling, criminal justice, and business management. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits this school.

24. Pepperdine University

24255 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90263
(310) 506-4000

Pepperdine University is in the suburbs of Malibu, California. Pepperdine offers two programs in clinical psychology. More specifically, Pepperdine offers students one master's level clinical psychology degree and one degree at the doctorate level in clinical psychology. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the tenth biggest institution in the state of California offering clinical psychology.

25. Notre Dame de Namur University

1500 Ralston Ave
Belmont, CA 94002-1908
(650) 508-3500

Notre Dame de Namur University offers one program in clinical psychology and NDNU is located in the suburbs of Belmont, California. 1,790 students seek degrees in 49 programs at this school, overall. It is the oldest institution in the state of California offering clinical psychology programs.

26. The University of California - San Diego

9500 Gilman Dr
La Jolla, CA 92093
(858) 534-2230

The University of California-San Diego, which is near the center of the city, is located in La Jolla, CA and this university offers one program in clinical psychology. This public university is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California. It is the second biggest institution in the state of California offering clinical psychology.

27. The Vanguard University of Southern California

55 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 556-3610

The Vanguard University of Southern California offers one program in clinical psychology and VU, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Costa Mesa, CA. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in clinical psychology.

28. California Lutheran University

60 W Olsen Rd
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-2787
(805) 492-2411

California Lutheran University offers one clinical psychology program and CalLutheran, which is near the center of the city, is located in Thousand Oaks, CA. This school is a 4-year institution. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in clinical psychology.

29. San Diego State University

5500 Campanile Dr
San Diego, CA 92182
(619) 594-5200

San Diego State University is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in clinical psychology. Overall, 29,187 students seek degrees in 150 programs at this university. This university is the oldest institution in the state of California offering clinical psychology programs.

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