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Psychology Schools in Boston, Massachusetts

There are 50 schools around Boston, MA offering psychology programs. In 2010, 4,759 students graduated with degrees from Boston psychology schools. 3,304 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 996 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 4,542 students graduate from psychology programs in Boston per year. This accounts for approximately 88% of students who schools in the state of Massachusetts graduate from psychology programs. Specifically, 201 students graduated with psychology certificates, 116 with an associate's level degree, 3,304 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 996 with a degree at the master's level, and 142 with a doctorate level degree.

50 psychology schools are located in Boston. And out of these, while ten schools are public, 40 schools are private. Public psychology school tuition varies from $6,986 to $11,226, while private psychology school tuition varies from $13,240 to $41,598.

Average tuition for programs in psychology is $26,444. The highest tuition for programs in psychology, which is $41,598 each year, is at Tufts University, while the lowest tuition in Boston, which is $6,986 per year, is at Rhode Island College.

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

Psychology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts

On average, 4,542 students graduate from psychology programs in Boston per year. This accounts for approximately 88% of students who schools in the state of Massachusetts graduate from psychology programs. Specifically, 201 students graduated with psychology certificates, 116 with an associate's level degree, 3,304 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 996 with a degree at the master's level, and 142 with a doctorate level degree.

Psychology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Certificate 2006: 82
  • Certificate 2007: 109
  • Certificate 2008: 122
  • Certificate 2009: 131
  • Certificate 2010: 201
  • Associate 2006: 54
  • Associate 2007: 98
  • Associate 2008: 86
  • Associate 2009: 119
  • Associate 2010: 116
  • Bachelor 2006: 3217
  • Bachelor 2007: 3175
  • Bachelor 2008: 3156
  • Bachelor 2009: 3271
  • Bachelor 2010: 3304
  • Master 2006: 741
  • Master 2007: 809
  • Master 2008: 806
  • Master 2009: 855
  • Master 2010: 996
  • Doctorate 2006: 127
  • Doctorate 2007: 122
  • Doctorate 2008: 156
  • Doctorate 2009: 131
  • Doctorate 2010: 142

Psychology Program Availability in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston schools offer a total of 160 psychology programs. Of these programs, 45% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Psychology Program Availability in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Certificate: 19
  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 72
  • Master: 44
  • Doctorate: 21

School Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

School Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39530
  • 25th Percentile: 52670
  • Median: 71340
  • 75th Percentile: 90890
  • 90th Percentile: 106730

Psychologists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Psychologists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29380
  • 25th Percentile: 61360
  • Median: 89440
  • 75th Percentile: 101370
  • 90th Percentile: 113300

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46380
  • 25th Percentile: 52780
  • Median: 84480
  • 75th Percentile: 94950
  • 90th Percentile: 154710

School Psychologists — Employment Trend

School Psychologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56650
  • Median Salary 2007: 66640
  • Median Salary 2008: 69870
  • Median Salary 2009: 70190
  • Median Salary 2010: 71340
  • Total Employed 2006: 2000
  • Total Employed 2007: 1670
  • Total Employed 2008: 1970
  • Total Employed 2009: 2100
  • Total Employed 2010: 1950

Psychologists, All Other — Employment Trend

Psychologists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68200
  • Median Salary 2007: 65350
  • Median Salary 2008: 82010
  • Median Salary 2009: 83830
  • Median Salary 2010: 89440
  • Total Employed 2006: 140
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 220
  • Total Employed 2009: 230
  • Total Employed 2010: 230

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists — Employment Trend

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 84365
  • Median Salary 2007: 78900
  • Median Salary 2008: 113750
  • Median Salary 2009: 83820
  • Median Salary 2010: 84480
  • Total Employed 2006: 45
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 110

Boston vs Massachusetts Psychology Employment

Boston vs Massachusetts Psychology Employment

  • Employed in Boston: 48.008% (2290)

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1. The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology

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

The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology offers six psychology programs. Out of those, MSPP offers one certificate in psychology to students, four degrees at the master's level in psychology, and one doctorate level psychology degree. MSPP, which is located just 29.6 miles from Lawrence, is near Boston, MA. 529 students seek degrees in six Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology programs, overall.

2. 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.

3. 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 offers one psychology program and this school, which is located just 6.8 miles from neighboring Revere, is located just a short commute away from within Boston. MCPHS is a 4-year institution and this school is one out of 15 institutions in Boston, MA offering psychology.

4. The University of Massachusetts - Boston

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

The University of Massachusetts-Boston, which is just 29.2 miles from neighboring Methuen, is located a short commute away from within Boston and this university is one of several campuses. This university offers five programs in psychology. Specifically, this large university offers students one psychology certificate, one psychology degree at the bachelor's level, two master's level degrees in psychology, and one psychology degree at the doctorate level. UMass Boston is one of 3 public post-secondary institutions in Boston.

5. Emmanuel College

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

Emmanuel College, which is located 26.9 miles from neighboring Methuen, is 2.5 miles from Boston, MA. Emmanuel offers three psychology programs. It offers three bachelor's level psychology degrees to students. It is a 4-year institution and it is one out of 15 institutions in this city offering psychology.

6. Suffolk University

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

Suffolk University offers ten programs in psychology. More specifically, this school offers students one certificate in psychology, five bachelor's level psychology degrees, two psychology degrees at the master's level, and two doctorate level degrees in psychology. Suffolk, which is located 45.7 miles from Fall River, is near Boston, MA.

7. Bunker Hill Community College

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

Bunker Hill Community College, which is just 3.5 miles from Medford, is near Boston, MA and this college offers one psychology program. Overall, 12,271 students seek degrees in 72 Bunker Hill Community College programs.

8. Simmons College

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

Simmons College, which is located 47.0 miles from neighboring Warwick, is located a short commute away from within Boston. This school offers five psychology programs. Of those, it offers students one certificate in psychology, two bachelor's level degrees in psychology, one psychology degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree in psychology. Overall, 4,983 students seek degrees in 86 Simmons College programs.

9. Fisher College

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

Fisher College offers one psychology program and Fisher, which is located 4.9 miles from neighboring Malden, is 0.8 miles from Boston, MA. 1,881 students seek degrees in 29 Fisher programs, overall.