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Illinois Wesleyan University Bachelor’s in General Psychology

The main focus area for this major is General Psychology. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

General Psychology is a major offered under the psychology program of study at Illinois Wesleyan University. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the bachelor’s degree program in psychology, such as if the program is offered online, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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Rankings for the Illinois Wesleyan Bachelor’s in Psychology

#106 in the U.S
#4 in Illinois

If you're having trouble deciding which school is best for you, you may want to check out our many college rankings. Illinois Wesleyan is in the top 10% of the country for psychology. More specifically it was ranked #106 out of 1,110 schools by College Factual. It is also ranked #4 in Illinois.

Here are some of the other rankings for Illinois Wesleyan.

Ranking Type Rank
Best General Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 101
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General Psychology 101
Best Value Colleges for General Psychology 106
Best General Psychology Schools 106
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General Psychology 521
Most Focused Colleges for General Psychology 605
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General Psychology 841
Most Popular Colleges for General Psychology 1,015

How Much Does a Bachelor’s in Psychology from Illinois Wesleyan Cost?

$51,336 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)
$27,000 Average Student Debt

Illinois Wesleyan Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Part-time undergraduates at Illinois Wesleyan paid an average of $1,598 per credit hour in 2019-2020. This tuition was the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. Information about average full-time undergraduate tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $51,132 $51,132
Fees $204 $204
Books and Supplies $800 $800
On Campus Room and Board $11,840 $11,840
On Campus Other Expenses $1,700 $1,700

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Illinois Wesleyan Psychology Bachelor’s Student Debt

One way to think about how much a school will cost is to look at how much in student loans that you have to take out to get your degree. Psychology students who received their bachelor’s degree at Illinois Wesleyan took out an average of $27,000 in student loans. That is 11% higher than the national average of $24,315.


How Much Can You Make With a Bachelor’s in Psychology From Illinois Wesleyan?

$29,000 Average Salary
High Earnings Boost

The median early career salary of psychology students who receive their bachelor’s degree from Illinois Wesleyan is $29,000 per year. That is 4% higher than the national average of $27,969.


Does Illinois Wesleyan Offer an Online Bachelor’s in Psychology?

Online degrees for the Illinois Wesleyan psychology bachelor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Illinois Wesleyan Online Learning page.

Illinois Wesleyan Bachelor’s Student Diversity for Psychology

22 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
63.6% Women
31.8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 22 students received their bachelor’s degree in psychology. The gender and racial-ethnic breakdown of those individuals is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Of the students who received their bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2019-2020, 63.6% of them were women. This is less than the nationwide number of 79.3%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Racial-ethnic minority graduates* made up 31.8% of the psychology bachelor’s degrees at Illinois Wesleyan in 2019-2020. This is lower than the nationwide number of 43%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 3
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 14
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Bachelor’s in Psychology Focus Areas at Illinois Wesleyan

General Psychology students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
General Psychology 22


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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