Psychology Schools In Delaware

In Delaware, there are 5 accredited schools where psychology classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the psychology academic community in Delaware, and the future trends in psychology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Psychology
  • Masters degree in Psychology
  • PhD degree in Psychology


  1. Delaware State University

    1200 N. Dupont Highway, Dover, Delaware 19901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Delaware

    Newark, Delaware 19716

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Goldey-Beacom College

    4701 Limestone Rd, Wilmington, Delaware 19808

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Wesley College in Dover

    120 N State St, Dover, Delaware 19901-3875

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Wilmington University

    320 Dupont Hwy, New Castle, Delaware 19720

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Delaware Vs. National Psychology Employment

Delaware 350
National 112,810

Of all of the psychology professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Delaware.

Employment Growth for Psychology professionals In Delaware

380 270 290 310 350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of psychology professionals is shrinking in Delaware. 30 less psychology professionals were working in Delaware in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of psychology professionals has shrunk by 8%. This is faster than the trend for psychology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of psychology professionals has grown by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Delaware

$63,320 $66,520 $71,300 $77,230 $75,250
$46,948 $48,366 $50,236 $51,531 $51,081
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of psychology professionals is declining, the salaries paid to psychology professionals are increasing in Delaware. In 2006 psychology professionals made a mean salary of $63,320 per year, and in 2010 they made $75,250 per year.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Delaware

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 16%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 174% pay differential between the highest paid psychology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of psychology in Delaware.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Delaware

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited psychology schools in Delaware is decreasing. In 2006, 473 students graduated from psychology courses in Delaware. And in 2010, 470 students graduated.

This represents a 1% decrease in the number of psychology degree or certificate school graduates in Delaware state. 60% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in psychology.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Delaware

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