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Psychology Schools in Worcester, Massachusetts

There are 58 schools conveniently located near Worcester, MA offering psychology programs. In 2010, 6,179 students graduated with degrees from Worcester psychology schools. 4,533 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 1,193 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 5,879 students graduate from psychology programs in this city per year. This accounts for 107% of psychology students who schools in the state of Massachusetts graduate. Of those, 209 students graduated with certificates in psychology, 43 with an associate's level degree, 4,533 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 1,193 with a master's level degree, and 201 with a degree at the doctorate level.

58 psychology schools are in Worcester. And of these, while 12 schools are public, 46 schools are private. Private psychology school tuition varies from $13,240 to $41,598, while tuition at a public psychology school varies from $6,986 to $11,917.

Average tuition for programs in psychology is $25,879. While the highest tuition for psychology programs, which is $41,598 every year, is at Tufts University, the lowest tuition in Worcester, which is $6,986 every year, is at Rhode Island College.

Worcester schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in psychology.

Psychology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Worcester, Massachusetts

On average, 5,879 students graduate from psychology programs in this city per year. This accounts for 107% of psychology students who schools in the state of Massachusetts graduate. Of those, 209 students graduated with certificates in psychology, 43 with an associate's level degree, 4,533 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 1,193 with a master's level degree, and 201 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Psychology Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Worcester, Massachusetts

  • Certificate 2006: 88
  • Certificate 2007: 111
  • Certificate 2008: 125
  • Certificate 2009: 134
  • Certificate 2010: 209
  • Associate 2006: 28
  • Associate 2007: 28
  • Associate 2008: 32
  • Associate 2009: 43
  • Associate 2010: 43
  • Bachelor 2006: 4315
  • Bachelor 2007: 4260
  • Bachelor 2008: 4268
  • Bachelor 2009: 4420
  • Bachelor 2010: 4533
  • Master 2006: 895
  • Master 2007: 941
  • Master 2008: 943
  • Master 2009: 1053
  • Master 2010: 1193
  • Doctorate 2006: 179
  • Doctorate 2007: 183
  • Doctorate 2008: 211
  • Doctorate 2009: 191
  • Doctorate 2010: 201

Psychology Program Availability in Worcester, Massachusetts

Worcester schools offer a total of 187 psychology programs. Of these programs, about 43.3% 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 Worcester, Massachusetts

  • Certificate: 24
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 81
  • Master: 52
  • Doctorate: 27

Career Trends

School Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

School Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

School Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27070
  • 25th Percentile: 31610
  • Median: 56100
  • 75th Percentile: 74500
  • 90th Percentile: 98150

Career Trends

School Psychologists — Employment Trend

School Psychologists — Employment Trend

School Psychologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58340
  • Median Salary 2007: 63000
  • Median Salary 2008: 59510
  • Median Salary 2009: 63690
  • Median Salary 2010: 56100
  • Total Employed 2006: 590
  • Total Employed 2007: 540
  • Total Employed 2008: 510
  • Total Employed 2009: 470
  • Total Employed 2010: 450

Worcester vs Massachusetts Psychology Employment

Worcester vs Massachusetts Psychology Employment

  • Employed in Worcester: 9.434% (450)

Psychology Schools in Worcester, Massachusetts

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1. The Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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

The Worcester Polytechnic Institute, which is 36.5 miles from neighboring Woburn, is within commuting distance of central Worcester and WPI offers one program in psychology. WPI is a 4-year institution and this school is one out of six Worcester institutions offering psychology.

2. The College of the Holy Cross

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

The College of the Holy Cross, which is located 39.2 miles from Boston, is a short commute away from within Worcester and it offers one psychology program. Overall, 2,899 students pursue degrees in 22 programs at this school.

3. Worcester State University

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

Worcester State University, which is just 38.1 miles from neighboring Woburn, is near Worcester, MA. This school offers three psychology programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in psychology by this public school, one psychology degree at the bachelor's level, and one master's level degree in psychology. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in Worcester.

4. Clark University

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

Clark University offers three programs in psychology. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in psychology by this school, one master's level psychology degree, and one degree at the doctorate level in psychology. This liberal arts college, which is just 32.0 miles from Newton, is near Worcester, MA. Clark is a 4-year institution and this school is one out of eight institutions in Worcester offering psychology.

5. Becker College

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

Becker College, which is located 41.5 miles from Quincy, is 0.6 miles from Worcester, MA and it offers one program in psychology. Overall, 1,793 students seek degrees in 28 Becker College programs.

6. Assumption College

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

Assumption College offers three programs in psychology. Specifically, this school offers students one certificate in psychology, one bachelor's level psychology degree, and one master's level psychology degree. Assumption, which is just 25.7 miles from Woonsocket, is 2.5 miles from Worcester, MA. This school is a 4-year institution and it is one out of eight institutions in this city offering psychology.