General Psychology at Virginia Tech

General Psychology at Virginia Tech

General Psychology is one of the majors in the psychology program at Virginia Tech.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, average salaries, and more. In addition, we cover how Virginia Tech ranks in comparison to other schools with psychology programs.

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General Psychology Degrees Available at Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech Psychology Rankings

In College Factual's most recent rankings for the best schools for psychology majors, Virginia Tech came in at #48. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #4 in Virginia.

Ranking Type Rank
Best General Psychology Doctor’s Degree Schools 12
Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Colleges for General Psychology 21
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for General Psychology 37
Best General Psychology Master’s Degree Schools 41
Best General Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 45
Most Focused Doctor’s Degree Colleges for General Psychology 59
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General Psychology 103
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for General Psychology 173
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for General Psychology 265
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for General Psychology 306
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General Psychology 335
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General Psychology 961

Popularity of Psychology at Virginia Tech

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Virginia Tech handed out 259 bachelor's degrees in general psychology. Due to this, the school was ranked #101 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 25% over the previous year when 207 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 6 students received their master’s degree in psychology from Virginia Tech. This makes it the #229 most popular school for psychology master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 6 students received their doctoral degrees in psychology in 2020, making the school the #87 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Psychology Graduates from Virginia Tech Make?

Salary of Psychology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of psychology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Virginia Tech is $28,900. This is higher than $27,900, which is the national median for all psychology bachelor's degree recipients.

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How Much Student Debt Do Psychology Graduates from Virginia Tech Have?

Student Debt of Psychology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Virginia Tech, psychology students borrow a median amount of $23,701 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all psychology bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $24,991.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the psychology program at Virginia Tech is $246 per month.

Virginia Tech Psychology Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the psychology majors at Virginia Tech.

Virginia Tech General Psychology Bachelor’s Program

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 259 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in psychology from Virginia Tech. About 23% were men and 77% were women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 61% of 2020 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Virginia Tech with a bachelor's in psychology.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 31
Black or African American 19
Hispanic or Latino 21
White 159
Non-Resident Aliens 5
Other Races 24

Virginia Tech General Psychology Master’s Program

The psychology program at Virginia Tech awarded 4 master's degrees in 2019-2020. About 50% of these degrees went to men with the other 50% going to women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 75% of 2020 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Virginia Tech with a master's in psychology.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 3
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

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