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Psychology Schools in Mississippi

There are 21 schools in the state of Mississippi offering psychology programs. 899 students graduated with degrees from Mississippi psychology schools in 2010. 726 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 72 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 873 students graduate from programs in this state in psychology per year. Specifically, 72 students graduated with an associate's level degree in psychology, 726 with a bachelor's level degree, 70 with a master's level degree, and 31 with a degree at the doctorate level.

21 psychology schools are located in this state. And of these, six schools are private, while 15 schools are public. Public psychology school tuition varies from $4,644 to $5,461, while private psychology school tuition varies from $8,920 to $27,812.

Average tuition for psychology programs is $8,416. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,644 each year, is at Mississippi University for Women, the highest tuition for psychology programs, which is $27,812 per year, is at Millsaps College.

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

Psychology Program Completions in Mississippi 2006 - 2010

On average, 873 students graduate from programs in this state in psychology per year. Specifically, 72 students graduated with an associate's level degree in psychology, 726 with a bachelor's level degree, 70 with a master's level degree, and 31 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Psychology Program Completions in Mississippi 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 74
  • Associate 2007: 72
  • Associate 2008: 78
  • Associate 2009: 71
  • Associate 2010: 72
  • Bachelor 2006: 661
  • Bachelor 2007: 693
  • Bachelor 2008: 665
  • Bachelor 2009: 708
  • Bachelor 2010: 726
  • Master 2006: 59
  • Master 2007: 73
  • Master 2008: 77
  • Master 2009: 73
  • Master 2010: 70
  • Doctorate 2006: 42
  • Doctorate 2007: 28
  • Doctorate 2008: 28
  • Doctorate 2009: 31
  • Doctorate 2010: 31

Psychology Program Availability in Mississippi

Schools in this state offer a total of 36 programs in psychology. Of these programs, approximately 38.9% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Psychology Program Availability in Mississippi

  • Associate: 8
  • Bachelor: 14
  • Master: 10
  • Doctorate: 4

School Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

School Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28280
  • 25th Percentile: 34340
  • Median: 42660
  • 75th Percentile: 54770
  • 90th Percentile: 66010

Psychologists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Psychologists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22890
  • 25th Percentile: 41070
  • Median: 81450
  • 75th Percentile: 95460
  • 90th Percentile: 100920

Career Trends

School Psychologists — Employment Trend

School Psychologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42500
  • Median Salary 2007: 43320
  • Median Salary 2008: 43490
  • Median Salary 2009: 41060
  • Median Salary 2010: 42660
  • Total Employed 2006: 620
  • Total Employed 2007: 770
  • Total Employed 2008: 910
  • Total Employed 2009: 940
  • Total Employed 2010: 860

Psychologists, All Other — Employment Trend

Psychologists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56730
  • Median Salary 2007: 58880
  • Median Salary 2008: 69320
  • Median Salary 2009: 67620
  • Median Salary 2010: 81450
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Mississippi vs National Psychology Employment

Mississippi vs National Psychology Employment

  • Employed in Mississippi: 0.798% (900)

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1. Tougaloo College

500 W County Line Rd
Tougaloo, MS 39174
(601) 977-7700

Tougaloo College is in the center of Tougaloo and TC offers one program in psychology. It is one of 4 liberal arts colleges in Mississippi.

2. Millsaps College

1701 N State St
Jackson, MS 39210-0001
(601) 974-1000

Millsaps College offers one psychology program and Millsaps, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Jackson, MS. It is a 4-year institution.

3. Belhaven University

1500 Peachtree St
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 968-5940

Belhaven University, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Jackson, MS and it offers one psychology program. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of Mississippi offering psychology.

4. Blue Mountain College

201 W Main St
Blue Mountain, MS 38610-9509
(662) 685-4771

Blue Mountain College offers one program in psychology and BMC, which is very close to Blue Mountain, Mississippi, is in a rural area. This liberal arts college is one of 4 liberal arts colleges in Mississippi. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering programs in psychology.

5. East Central Community College

275 West Broad Street
Decatur, MS 39327-0129
(601) 635-2111

East Central Community College offers one psychology program and this college, which is very close to Decatur, Mississippi, is located in a rural area. This public college is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering psychology programs.

6. Hinds Community College

505 East Main Street
Raymond, MS 39154
(601) 857-5261

Hinds Community College offers one program in psychology and this college, which is very close to Raymond, Mississippi, is located in a rural area. 12,811 students seek degrees in 144 programs at this community college, overall. This public college ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Mississippi.

7. Jackson State University

1440 J R Lynch St
Jackson, MS 39217
(601) 979-2121

Jackson State University is near the heart of downtown. This university offers two psychology programs. More specifically, it offers one psychology degree at the bachelor's level to students and one degree at the doctorate level in psychology. It is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering psychology programs.

8. Mississippi College

200 South Capitol Street
Clinton, MS 39058
(601) 925-3000

Mississippi College offers one psychology program and this school is in the suburbs of Clinton, Mississippi. In terms of programs, it is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Mississippi offering psychology.

9. William Carey University

498 Tuscan Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401-5499
(601) 318-6051

William Carey University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Hattiesburg, MS. WCU offers six programs in psychology. Out of those, this school offers one bachelor's level degree in psychology to students and five master's level degrees in psychology. Overall, 3,626 students pursue degrees in 54 William Carey University programs. It ranks tenth in terms of enrollment in the state of Mississippi.

10. Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS 39762
(662) 325-2323

Mississippi State University offers five programs in psychology. Of those, Mississippi State offers two bachelor's level psychology degrees to students, two degrees at the master's level in psychology, and one degree at the doctorate level in psychology. This university is in Mississippi State, Mississippi, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 19,644 students pursue degrees in 159 programs at this public university. This university is the second largest institution in the state of Mississippi offering psychology in terms of programs.

11. The University of Mississippi Main Campus

Oxford- Mississippi
University, MS 38677-1848
(662) 915-7211

The University of Mississippi Main Campus offers three programs in psychology. More specifically, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in psychology to students, one degree at the master's level in psychology, and one doctorate level degree in psychology. It is one of 2 schools requiring freshmen to live on campus in Mississippi. Ole Miss ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Mississippi.

12. Holmes Community College

#1 Hill St
Goodman, MS 39079
(662) 472-2312

Holmes Community College, which is very close to Goodman, Mississippi, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in psychology. This public college is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi. This community college is the oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering programs in psychology.

13. Alcorn State University

1000 ASU Dr Ste 359
Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500
(601) 877-6100

Alcorn State University, which is very close to Alcorn State, Mississippi, is in a rural setting and it offers one psychology program. This university is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks eighth in the state of Mississippi.

14. Coahoma Community College

3240 Friars Point Rd
Clarksdale, MS 38614
(662) 627-2571

Coahoma Community College, which is near Clarksdale, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in psychology. 2,741 students seek degrees in 62 programs at this college, overall. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering programs in psychology.

15. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

1001 Co-Lin Lane
Wesson, MS 39191
(601) 643-5101

Copiah-Lincoln Community College offers one program in psychology and this college, which is very close to Wesson, Mississippi, is in a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this community college is the second largest institution in the state of Mississippi offering psychology.

16. Delta State University

Hwy 8 West
Cleveland, MS 38733
(662) 846-3000

Delta State University is in town of Cleveland, Mississippi and DSU offers one program in psychology. This school is a public 4-year institution.

17. The University of Southern Mississippi

118 College Drive # 0001
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
(601) 266-1000

The University of Southern Mississippi, which is 2.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Hattiesburg, MS. This university offers four psychology programs. Specifically, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in psychology to students, two degrees at the master's level in psychology, and one doctorate level psychology degree. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

18. Itawamba Community College

602 W Hill St
Fulton, MS 38843-1099
(601) 862-8000

Itawamba Community College is in Fulton, MS and it offers one psychology program. It is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi. This college ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Mississippi.

19. Mississippi University for Women

1100 College Street
Columbus, MS 39701
(662) 329-4750

Mississippi University for Women is located in town of Columbus, Mississippi and this school offers one program in psychology. 2,587 students pursue degrees in 35 programs at this small school, overall. The W is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Mississippi offering psychology in terms of programs.

20. Northeast Mississippi Community College

101 Cunningham Blvd
Booneville, MS 38829
(662) 728-7751

Northeast Mississippi Community College is located in town of Booneville, Mississippi and it offers one program in psychology. This public college is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi. This college is the sixth largest institution in the state of Mississippi offering psychology.

21. Northwest Mississippi Community College

4975 Hwy 51 N
Senatobia, MS 38668-1714
(662) 562-3200

Northwest Mississippi Community College, which is very close to Senatobia, Mississippi, is in a rural setting and this college offers one psychology program. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the eighth largest institution in the state of Mississippi offering psychology in terms of programs.

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