Psychology Schools In Connecticut

Connecticut has 21 accredited psychology schools where psychology faculty who teach psychology classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in psychology in the state of Connecticut, which encompasses psychology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Albertus Magnus College

    700 Prospect St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511-1189

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  2. Lincoln College of New England

    2279 Mount Vernon Road, Southington, Connecticut 06489-1057

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  3. University of Bridgeport

    126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620

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  4. Central Connecticut State University

    1615 Stanley St, New Britain, Connecticut 06050

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  5. Connecticut College

    270 Mohegan Ave, New London, Connecticut 06320

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  6. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

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  7. Eastern Connecticut State University

    83 Windham St, Willimantic, Connecticut 06226

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  8. Fairfield University

    1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, Connecticut 06824-5195

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  9. University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

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  10. Naugatuck Valley Community College

    750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, Connecticut 06708-3089

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  11. Mitchell College

    437 Pequot Avenue, New London, Connecticut 06320

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  12. University of New Haven

    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, Connecticut 06516

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  13. Post University

    800 Country Club Rd, Waterbury, Connecticut 06723

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  14. Quinnipiac University

    Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518

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  15. Sacred Heart University

    5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, Connecticut 06825-1000

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  16. Saint Joseph College

    1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-2764

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  17. Southern Connecticut State University

    501 Crescent Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06515-1355

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  18. Trinity College

    300 Summit St, Hartford, Connecticut 06106-3100

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  19. Wesleyan University

    237 High St, Middletown, Connecticut 06459

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  20. Western Connecticut State University

    181 White Street, Danbury, Connecticut 06810-6826

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  21. Yale University

    New Haven, Connecticut 06520

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Psychology Employment

Connecticut 2,110
National 112,810

Approximately 2% of the country's psychology professionals work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Psychology professionals In Connecticut

1,710 1,670 1,890 1,960 2,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Connecticut, the field of psychology is growing. 400 more psychology professionals were working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 23% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the change in the number of psychology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of psychology professionals has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$79,465 $83,190 $74,975 $83,055 $81,810
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of psychology professionals is growing, the salaries paid to psychology professionals are increasing in Connecticut. Psychology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $79,465 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $81,810 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$44,850
25th percentile
$60,805
50th percentile
$79,330
75th percentile
$96,470
90th percentile
$112,080

This represents a growth in salaries of 3%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Connecticut state, within the field of psychology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid psychology professionals earn 150% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Christian Counseling
$50,712
Clinical Psychology
$64,218
Counseling
$50,802
Forensic Psychology
$81,810
Psychology
$81,810
School Psychology
$74,790
Sociology
$68,350
Sports Psychology
$74,790

Psychology professionals in Connecticut earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Psychology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut

associate
2
bachelor
22
master
22
doctor
5
Certificate
11
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The number of students graduating from the 21 accredited psychology schools in Connecticut is decreasing. In 2006 there were 1,884 psychology graduates from psychology courses in Connecticut and in 2010 there were 1,339 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut by 29%. A majority of these graduates, or 35%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in psychology.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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