Clinical Psychology Schools In Virginia

In Virginia, there are 9 accredited schools where clinical psychology classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the clinical psychology academic community in Virginia, and the future trends in clinical psychology training at the following levels:

  • Clinical Psychology Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Clinical Psychology
  • Masters degree in Clinical Psychology
  • PhD degree in Clinical Psychology


  1. Averett University

    420 W Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. College of William and Mary

    Williamsburg, Virginia 23187-8795

    33 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Regent University

    1000 Regent University Dr, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Norfolk State University

    700 Park Ave, Norfolk, Virginia 23504-8000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Old Dominion University

    5115 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, Virginia 23529

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Virginia Commonwealth University

    910 W Franklin St, Richmond, Virginia 23284-2512

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. University of Virginia-Main Campus

    Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Argosy University-Washington D.C.

    1550 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 600, Arlington, Virginia 22209

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. Institute for the Psychological Sciences

    2001 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 511, Arlington, Virginia 22202

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Clinical Psychology Employment

Virginia 9,240
National 254,740

Of all of the clinical psychology professionals that work in the US, approximately 4% work in Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Clinical psychology professionals In Virginia

5,930 6,530 6,830 7,710 9,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Clinical Psychology is a growing field in Virginia. There were 3,310 more clinical psychology professionals working in Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of clinical psychology professionals has grown by 56%. This is faster than the trend for clinical psychology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of clinical psychology professionals has grown by 17% between 2006 and 2010.

Clinical Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Virginia

$57,543 $61,510 $62,028 $62,855 $62,300
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Clinical Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by clinical psychology professionals is increasing in Virginia. The mean salary for clinical psychology professionals in 2006 was $57,543 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $62,300 per year.

Salary percentiles for Clinical psychology professionals in Virginia

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 8% growth in clinical psychology professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of clinical psychology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid clinical psychology professionals earning 215% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Virginia state.

Average Salaries for Clinical psychology professionals and related professions in Virginia

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Mental Health
Organizational Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In Virginia, clinical psychology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Clinical Psychology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Virginia


As the number of clinical psychology professionals is increasing in Virginia state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited clinical psychology schools in Virginia state is also increasing. In Virginia, there were 158 graduates in 2006. And there were 168 graduates from clinical psychology courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of clinical psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Virginia by 6%. Most of these graduates, or 53%, earned an doctor's degree in clinical psychology.

Clinical Psychology Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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