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2021 Highest Paid Psychology Graduates in Indiana

2,500 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,500 Avg Salary
$23,112 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Psychology Graduates in IndianaPsychology is one of the most popular subjects to study in Indiana. With 2,500 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 8th out of all the majors we track. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.0% of all the psychology bachelor's degrees in the country. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Psychology Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

This year's Highest Paid Psychology Graduates in Indiana ranking analyzed 24 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in psychology.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

How Much Do Psychology Majors Make After Graduation?

The average psychology major who graduates from a school in Indiana earns about $28,500 per year during the early years of their career. That's not so great, since it is 28% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

This salary is in the same ballpark as the national average of $28,141 for those students who obtain a bachelor's degree in psychology.

Average Salary for Psychology Graduates from Schools in Indiana  28,500
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57,000
Average Salary for Psychology Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,141
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57,000
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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57,000

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2021 Highest Paid Psychology Grads in Indiana

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Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Psychology Graduates in Indiana

#1

Wabash College

Crawfordsville, IN

Wabash College comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the distant town of Crawfordsville, Wabash is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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#2

DePauw University

Greencastle, IN

DePauw University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. DePauw is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Greencastle.

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#2

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

University of Notre Dame landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid psychology school. Notre Dame is a large private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Notre Dame.

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#3

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

Saint Mary of the Woods, IN

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. SMWC is a small private not-for-profit school located in the rural area of Saint Mary of the Woods.

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Our rankings recognize Indiana University - South Bend as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Indiana University - South Bend is a moderately-sized public school located in the midsize city of South Bend.

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#5

Manchester University

North Manchester, IN

Manchester University earned the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings. Manchester University is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of North Manchester.

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Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis landed the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid psychology school. IUPUI is a fairly large public school located in the city of Indianapolis.

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University of Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

University of Indianapolis landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid psychology school. UIndy is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Indianapolis.

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Indiana University - Bloomington comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Bloomington, IU Bloomington is a public college with a very large student population.

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The #8 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Indiana Wesleyan University. IWU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Marion.

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Best Psychology Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Psychology Colleges in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Michigan 37 3,223
Ohio 34 3,508
Illinois 34 4,079
Wisconsin 31 2,087

Psychology Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Psychology 1,722
Child Development & Psychology 574
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 204

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 2,896
Social Sciences 2,579
Communication & Journalism 2,483
History 463
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 363

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Nevit Dilmen.

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