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Psychology Schools in Massachusetts

There are 57 schools in the state of Massachusetts offering psychology programs. In 2010, 5,498 students graduated from programs at Massachusetts psychology schools. 4,029 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 1,061 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

5,276 students graduate from psychology programs in Massachusetts, on average, each year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from psychology programs. Of those, 181 students graduated with psychology certificates, 55 with an associate's level degree, 4,029 with a bachelor's level degree, 1,061 with a degree at the master's level, and 172 with a degree at the doctorate level.

57 psychology schools are located in this state. And of these, 44 schools are private, while 13 schools are public. While tuition at a public psychology school varies from $7,053 to $11,917, tuition at a private psychology school varies from $13,240 to $41,982.

Average tuition for psychology programs is $26,616. The highest tuition for psychology programs, which is $41,982 every year, is at Bard College at Simon's Rock, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,053 per year, is at Framingham State University.

Psychology schools in Massachusetts offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Psychology Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

5,276 students graduate from psychology programs in Massachusetts, on average, each year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from psychology programs. Of those, 181 students graduated with psychology certificates, 55 with an associate's level degree, 4,029 with a bachelor's level degree, 1,061 with a degree at the master's level, and 172 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Psychology Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 76
  • Certificate 2007: 92
  • Certificate 2008: 96
  • Certificate 2009: 96
  • Certificate 2010: 181
  • Associate 2006: 28
  • Associate 2007: 28
  • Associate 2008: 32
  • Associate 2009: 56
  • Associate 2010: 55
  • Bachelor 2006: 3859
  • Bachelor 2007: 3812
  • Bachelor 2008: 3861
  • Bachelor 2009: 3994
  • Bachelor 2010: 4029
  • Master 2006: 828
  • Master 2007: 889
  • Master 2008: 890
  • Master 2009: 930
  • Master 2010: 1061
  • Doctorate 2006: 136
  • Doctorate 2007: 135
  • Doctorate 2008: 176
  • Doctorate 2009: 151
  • Doctorate 2010: 172

Psychology Program Availability in Massachusetts

Massachusetts schools offer a total of 169 psychology programs. Of these programs, about 45% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Psychology Program Availability in Massachusetts

  • Certificate: 19
  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 76
  • Master: 47
  • Doctorate: 23

School Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

School Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36340
  • 25th Percentile: 51330
  • Median: 70790
  • 75th Percentile: 91090
  • 90th Percentile: 111930

Psychologists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Psychologists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42400
  • 25th Percentile: 62760
  • Median: 89450
  • 75th Percentile: 101860
  • 90th Percentile: 113320

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49000
  • 25th Percentile: 65820
  • Median: 82710
  • 75th Percentile: 93430
  • 90th Percentile: 151130

School Psychologists — Employment Trend

School Psychologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59980
  • Median Salary 2007: 65640
  • Median Salary 2008: 68560
  • Median Salary 2009: 70000
  • Median Salary 2010: 70790
  • Total Employed 2006: 4290
  • Total Employed 2007: 4060
  • Total Employed 2008: 4350
  • Total Employed 2009: 4350
  • Total Employed 2010: 4180

Psychologists, All Other — Employment Trend

Psychologists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 71740
  • Median Salary 2007: 68800
  • Median Salary 2008: 78900
  • Median Salary 2009: 84470
  • Median Salary 2010: 89450
  • Total Employed 2006: 260
  • Total Employed 2007: 330
  • Total Employed 2008: 410
  • Total Employed 2009: 410
  • Total Employed 2010: 400

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists — Employment Trend

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65250
  • Median Salary 2007: 69710
  • Median Salary 2008: 76625
  • Median Salary 2009: 83540
  • Median Salary 2010: 82710
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 145
  • Total Employed 2009: 220
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Massachusetts vs National Psychology Employment

Massachusetts vs National Psychology Employment

  • Employed in Massachusetts: 4.228% (4770)

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1. Cambridge College

1000 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 2138
(617) 868-1000

Cambridge College offers six psychology programs. Out of those, this school offers students two psychology certificates, two degrees at the bachelor's level in psychology, and two master's level degrees in psychology. It is in the center of Cambridge. CC is a 4-year institution. CC is the third biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering psychology in terms of programs.

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2. Bay Path College

588 Longmeadow Street
Longmeadow, MA 1106
(413) 565-1000

Bay Path College is in the suburbs of Longmeadow, Massachusetts and Bay Path offers one psychology program. This school is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

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3. Westfield State University

577 Western Ave
Westfield, MA 01086-1630
(413) 572-5300

Westfield State University is located in the suburbs of Westfield, Massachusetts. It offers three programs in psychology. Specifically, Westfield State offers one bachelor's level psychology degree to students and two master's level psychology degrees. Overall, 5,885 students seek degrees in 77 Westfield programs.

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4. Dean College

99 Main Street
Franklin, MA 02038-1941
(508) 541-1900

Dean College offers one psychology program and it is in the suburbs of Franklin, Massachusetts. Dean is a 4-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering psychology programs.

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5. Nichols College

Center Rd
Dudley, MA 01571-5000
(508) 213-1560

Nichols College offers one psychology program and this school, which is very close to Dudley, Massachusetts, is located in a rural setting. 1,499 students pursue degrees in 23 NC programs, overall. Nichols is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering psychology programs.

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6. The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

375 Church St
North Adams, MA 01247-4100
(413) 662-5000

The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts offers one psychology program and MCLA is in North Adams, MA. This school is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

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7. The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology

221 Rivermoor St
Boston, MA 2132
(617) 327-6777

The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology offers six programs in psychology. More specifically, this school offers students one psychology certificate, four master's level degrees in psychology, and one doctorate level degree in psychology. MSPP, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Boston, MA.

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8. Bard College at Simon's Rock

84 Alford Rd
Great Barrington, MA 01230-9702
(413) 644-4400

Bard College at Simon's Rock, which is very close to Great Barrington, Massachusetts, is in a rural area and this school offers one program in psychology. Overall, 380 students seek degrees in 63 programs at Simons Rock.

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9. Wheaton College

26 E Main St
Norton, MA 2766
(508) 285-7722

Wheaton College is located in the suburbs of Norton, Massachusetts. Wheaton offers two programs in psychology. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in psychology by this school. This liberal arts college is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

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10. Mount Holyoke College

50 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075-1489
(413) 538-2000

Mount Holyoke College offers two programs in psychology. More specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in psychology by Mount Holyok and one master's level psychology degree. MHC is located in the suburbs of South Hadley, Massachusetts. Overall, 2,344 students seek degrees in 51 programs at this liberal arts college.

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11. The Worcester Polytechnic Institute

100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609-2280
(508) 831-5000

The Worcester Polytechnic Institute offers one psychology program and this school is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 5,360 students seek degrees in 79 WPI programs.

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12. Amherst College

Boltwood Avenue
Amherst, MA 01002-5000
(413) 542-2000

Amherst College offers one psychology program. 1,794 students seek degrees in 35 Amherst programs, overall.

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13. The College of Our Lady of the Elms

291 Springfield St
Chicopee, MA 1013
(413) 594-2761

The College of Our Lady of the Elms is in the suburbs of Chicopee, Massachusetts and it offers one program in psychology. It is a 4-year institution.

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14. Stonehill College

320 Washington Street
Easton, MA 02357-6110
(508) 565-1000

Stonehill College is in the suburbs of Easton, Massachusetts and it offers one psychology program. 2,582 students pursue degrees in 33 programs at this school, overall.

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15. The College of the Holy Cross

One College Street
Worcester, MA 01610-2395
(508) 793-2011

The College of the Holy Cross offers one program in psychology and this school, which is near the center of the city, is in Worcester, MA. Overall, 2,899 students pursue degrees in 22 programs at this school.

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16. Framingham State University

100 State Street
Framingham, MA 01701-9101
(508) 620-1220

Framingham State University offers two psychology programs. Of those, FSU offers one psychology degree at the bachelor's level to students and one psychology degree at the master's level. This mid-sized school is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown. It is a public 4-year institution.

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17. Worcester State University

486 Chandler St
Worcester, MA 01602-2597
(508) 929-8000

Worcester State University is near the center of the city. This school offers three psychology programs. More specifically, students are offered one psychology certificate by this school, one bachelor's level psychology degree, and one degree at the master's level in psychology. 5,708 students pursue degrees in 63 WSU programs, overall.

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18. Lasell College

1844 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, MA 2466
(617) 243-2000

Lasell College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Newton, MA and Lasell offers one psychology program.

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19. Wheelock College

200 the Riverway
Boston, MA 02215-4176
(617) 879-2000

Wheelock College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1888. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Boston, MA. This very small school offers subjects including early childhood education, psychology, and social work. Students are offered three certificates, 15 bachelors level degrees, and 13 degrees at the masters level by Wheelock. In 2010, 1,162 students sought degrees from the 20 programs at Wheelock. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits it.

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20. Lesley University

29 Everett St
Cambridge, MA 02138-2790
(617) 868-9600

Lesley University, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Cambridge, MA. It offers five psychology programs. More specifically, this school offers students one certificate in psychology, three degrees at the bachelor's level in psychology, and one master's level psychology degree. Overall, 5,999 students seek degrees in 57 LU programs.

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21. Clark University

950 Main St
Worcester, MA 01610-1477
(508) 793-7711

Clark University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Worcester, MA. This school offers three psychology programs. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in psychology by this liberal arts college, one master's level psychology degree, and one doctorate level psychology degree. 3,451 students pursue degrees in 66 programs at this school, overall.

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22. The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

179 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115-5896
(617) 732-2800

The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, which is 2.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Boston, MA and it offers one psychology program. This school is a 4-year institution. MCPHS is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering psychology programs.

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23. Pine Manor College

400 Heath St
Chestnut Hill, MA 2467
(617) 731-7000

Pine Manor College is located in the suburbs of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts and it offers one program in psychology. 485 students pursue degrees in 19 programs at this liberal arts college, overall.

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24. Curry College

1071 Blue Hill Ave
Milton, MA 02186-2395
(617) 333-2900

Curry College is in the suburbs of Milton, Massachusetts and this school offers one program in psychology. 2,983 students seek degrees in 24 Curry programs, overall.

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25. Gordon College

255 Grapevine Rd
Wenham, MA 1984
(978) 927-2300

Gordon College offers one program in psychology and Gordon is located in the suburbs of Wenham, Massachusetts. It is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

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26. Smith College

Elm St
Northampton, MA 1063
(413) 584-2700

Smith College offers one program in psychology and it is located in the suburbs of Northampton, Massachusetts. It is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

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27. Regis College

235 Wellesley St
Weston, MA 02493-1571
(781) 768-7000

Regis College offers one psychology program and it is in the suburbs of Weston, Massachusetts. This specialized school is a 4-year institution.

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28. Hampshire College

893 West St
Amherst, MA 01002-5001
(413) 549-4600

Hampshire College is located in Amherst, MA and it offers one psychology program. Overall, 1,529 students seek degrees in 57 Hampshire College programs.

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29. Mount Ida College

777 Dedham Street
Newton, MA 2459
(617) 928-4500

Mount Ida College, which is 2.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Newton, MA. This school offers six psychology programs. It offers six degrees at the bachelor's level in psychology to students. Mount Ida is a 4-year institution. Mount Ida is the largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering psychology in terms of programs.

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30. Becker College

61 Sever St
Worcester, MA 01609-2165
(508) 791-9241

Becker College, which is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Worcester, MA and it offers one program in psychology. Overall, 1,793 students pursue degrees in 28 programs at this school.

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31. The University of Massachusetts - Boston

100 Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA 02125-3393
(617) 287-5000

The University of Massachusetts-Boston is 3.0 miles from the center of the city. This university offers five psychology programs. Out of those, this university offers students one psychology certificate, one degree at the bachelor's level in psychology, two master's level degrees in psychology, and one degree at the doctorate level in psychology. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

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32. Brandeis University

415 South St
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
(781) 736-2000

Brandeis University offers three programs in psychology. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in psychology by this university, one degree at the master's level in psychology, and one doctorate level degree in psychology. Bramdeis, which is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Waltham, MA. It is one of 11 research universities in Massachusetts.

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33. American International College

1000 State Street
Springfield, MA 1109
(413) 737-7000

American International College offers six psychology programs. Out of those, it offers one psychology certificate to students, one psychology degree at the bachelor's level, three master's level psychology degrees, and one doctorate level degree in psychology. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Springfield, MA. It is a 4-year institution.

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34. Springfield College

263 Alden St
Springfield, MA 01109-3797
(413) 748-3116

Springfield College is near the heart of downtown. It offers three psychology programs. More specifically, this mid-sized school offers students one psychology certificate, one psychology degree at the bachelor's level, and one degree at the master's level in psychology. 5,364 students seek degrees in 68 programs at this school, overall.

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35. Assumption College

500 Salisbury St
Worcester, MA 01609-1296
(508) 767-7000

Assumption College, which is 2.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Worcester, MA. Assumption offers three programs in psychology. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in psychology by this school, one bachelor's level degree in psychology, and one master's level psychology degree. 2,764 students seek degrees in 70 programs at Assumption, overall.

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36. Wellesley College

106 Central St
Wellesley, MA 02481-8203
(781) 283-1000

Wellesley College offers two programs in psychology. Wellesley offers two psychology degrees at the bachelor's level to students. Wellesley is in the suburbs of Wellesley, Massachusetts. 2,546 students pursue degrees in 57 Wellesley College programs, overall.

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37. Williams College

880 Main St
Williamstown, MA 1267
(413) 597-3131

Williams College offers one program in psychology and this school is in Williamstown, MA. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution.

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38. Eastern Nazarene College

23 E Elm Ave
Quincy, MA 02170-2999
(617) 745-3000x3706

Eastern Nazarene College offers two programs in psychology. More specifically, it offers one bachelor's level psychology degree to students and one psychology degree at the master's level. This school, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Quincy, MA. Overall, 1,016 students seek degrees in 64 Eastern Nazarene College programs.

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39. The University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

285 Old Westport Rd
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
(508) 999-8000

The University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth is located in the suburbs of North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. It offers three psychology programs. More specifically, it offers students one psychology degree at the bachelor's level and two master's level degrees in psychology. This university is one of 11 research universities in Massachusetts.

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40. Emmanuel College

400 The Fenway
Boston, MA 2115
(617) 735-9715

Emmanuel College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Boston, MA. It offers three psychology programs. Students are offered three psychology degrees at the bachelor's level by it. It is a 4-year institution. This school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering psychology in terms of programs.

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41. Suffolk University

8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill
Boston, MA 02108-2770
(617) 573-8000

Suffolk University is located in the center of Boston. This school offers ten programs in psychology. Specifically, this school offers one certificate in psychology to students, five bachelor's level psychology degrees, two master's level psychology degrees, and two doctorate level psychology degrees.

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42. Endicott College

376 Hale Street
Beverly, MA 1915
(978) 927-0585

Endicott College is located in the suburbs of Beverly, Massachusetts and EC offers one program in psychology. 4,125 students pursue degrees in 34 programs at Endicott, overall.

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43. Salem State University

352 Lafayette St
Salem, MA 1970
(978) 542-6000

Salem State University is located in the suburbs of Salem, Massachusetts. This school offers four psychology programs. Out of those, students are offered one psychology certificate by it, one bachelor's level psychology degree, and two master's level degrees in psychology. It is one of 42 public post-secondary institutions in Massachusetts.

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44. Western New England University

1215 Wilbraham Rd
Springfield, MA 01119-2684
(413) 782-3111

Western New England University, which is near the center of the city, is in Springfield, MA. This school offers three psychology programs. Of those, this mid-sized school offers one certificate in psychology to students, one degree at the bachelor's level in psychology, and one degree at the doctorate level in psychology. Overall, 3,734 students pursue degrees in 57 programs at this school.

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45. Merrimack College

315 Turnpike St
North Andover, MA 1845
(978) 837-5000

Merrimack College is located in the suburbs of North Andover, Massachusetts and this school offers one psychology program. This school is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

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46. The University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 1003
(413) 545-0111

The University of Massachusetts Amherst offers four programs in psychology. Specifically, Massachusetts offers students one bachelor's level psychology degree, one master's level degree in psychology, and two doctorate level psychology degrees. UMass is one of 11 research universities in Massachusetts.

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47. Harvard University

Massachusetts Hall
Cambridge, MA 2138
(617) 495-1000

Harvard University is in the center of Cambridge. It offers four programs in psychology. Out of those, Harvard offers one bachelor's level psychology degree to students, one master's level psychology degree, and two degrees at the doctorate level in psychology. It is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Massachusetts.

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48. Boston College

140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 2467
(617) 552-8000

Boston College, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Chestnut Hill, MA. This university offers eight psychology programs. More specifically, students are offered two bachelor's level psychology degrees by it, three master's level psychology degrees, and three psychology degrees at the doctorate level. It is one of 11 research universities in Massachusetts.

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49. The University of Massachusetts - Lowell

1 University Ave
Lowell, MA 01854-5104
(978) 934-4000

The University of Massachusetts-Lowell is in the suburbs of Lowell, Massachusetts. This university offers three programs in psychology. Out of those, UMass Lowell offers students one psychology certificate, one bachelor's level degree in psychology, and one master's level degree in psychology. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

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50. Bunker Hill Community College

250 New Rutherford Ave
Boston, MA 02129-2925
(617) 228-2000

Bunker Hill Community College offers one program in psychology and this college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Boston, MA. 12,271 students pursue degrees in 72 Bunker Hill Community College programs, overall. This college is the largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering psychology.

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51. Bridgewater State University

131 Summer Street
Bridgewater, MA 2325
(508) 531-1000

Bridgewater State University offers five programs in psychology. More specifically, Bridgewater offers students four bachelor's level degrees in psychology and one master's level degree in psychology. It is located in the suburbs of Bridgewater, Massachusetts. It is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

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52. Fitchburg State University

160 Pearl St
Fitchburg, MA 01420-2697
(978) 345-2151

Fitchburg State University offers three programs in psychology. Of those, Fitchburg State offers one psychology certificate to students, one degree at the bachelor's level in psychology, and one master's level psychology degree. It is in the suburbs of Fitchburg, Massachusetts. It is a public 4-year institution.

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53. Simmons College

300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115-5898
(617) 521-2000

Simmons College, which is 2.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Boston, MA. It offers five psychology programs. More specifically, this school offers one certificate in psychology to students, two psychology degrees at the bachelor's level, one psychology degree at the master's level, and one psychology degree at the doctorate level. Overall, 4,983 students pursue degrees in 86 Simmons College programs.

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54. Cape Cod Community College

2240 Iyannough Rd
West Barnstable, MA 02668-1599
(508) 362-2131

Cape Cod Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in West Barnstable, MA and this college offers one psychology program. Overall, 4,482 students pursue degrees in 65 Cape Cod Community College programs. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering psychology programs.

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55. Anna Maria College

50 Sunset Lane
Paxton, MA 01612-1198
(508) 849-3300

Anna Maria College offers three programs in psychology. Out of those, students are offered one psychology certificate by this school, one bachelor's level psychology degree, and one master's level psychology degree. AMC is in Paxton, Massachusetts, where students can enjoy a rural setting.

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56. Newbury College - Brookline

129 Fisher Ave
Brookline, MA 2445
(617) 730-7000

Newbury College-Brookline is located in the suburbs of Brookline, Massachusetts and it offers one program in psychology. Overall, 1,018 students seek degrees in 35 Newbury College-Brookline programs.

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57. Tufts University

28 Sawyer Avenue
Medford, MA 02155-5555
(617) 628-5000

Tufts University offers six programs in psychology. Specifically, it offers one certificate in psychology to students, two psychology degrees at the bachelor's level, two master's level degrees in psychology, and one doctorate level degree in psychology. It is in the suburbs of Medford, Massachusetts. Overall, 10,480 students seek degrees in 152 Tufts University programs.

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58. Fisher College

118 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 2116
(617) 236-8800

Fisher College offers one program in psychology and this school, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Boston, MA. This school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering psychology in terms of programs.