Psychology Schools In New Jersey

New Jersey has 26 accredited psychology schools where psychology faculty who teach psychology classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of psychology and psychology training in New Jersey, which includes psychology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Bloomfield College

    467 Franklin St, Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003

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  2. Caldwell College

    120 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, New Jersey 07006-6195

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  3. Centenary College

    400 Jefferson St, Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840

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  4. Drew University

    36 Madison Ave, Madison, New Jersey 07940

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  5. Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus

    1000 River Rd, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666

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  6. Felician College

    262 S Main St, Lodi, New Jersey 07644

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  7. Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham

    285 Madison Ave, Madison, New Jersey 07940

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  8. Georgian Court University

    900 Lakewood Ave, Lakewood, New Jersey 08701-2697

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  9. Rowan University

    201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, New Jersey 08028

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  10. New Jersey City University

    2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

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  11. Kean University

    1000 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083-0411

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  12. Monmouth University

    400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch, New Jersey 07764-1898

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  13. Montclair State University

    1 Normal Avenue - 855 Valley Road, Montclair, New Jersey 07043-1624

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  14. Princeton University

    Princeton, New Jersey 08544-0070

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  15. Ramapo College of New Jersey

    505 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, New Jersey 07430-1680

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  16. Rider University

    2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648-3099

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  17. Rutgers University-Camden

    406 Penn, Camden, New Jersey 08102

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  18. Rutgers University-New Brunswick

    83 Somerset St, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-1281

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Rutgers University-Newark

    249 University Avenue, Blumenthal Hall, Newark, New Jersey 07102

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Saint Peter's College

    2641 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306-5997

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  21. Salem Community College

    460 Hollywood Avenue, Carneys Point, New Jersey 08069-2799

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  22. Seton Hall University

    400 S Orange Ave, South Orange, New Jersey 07079-2697

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. College of Saint Elizabeth

    2 Convent Rd, Morristown, New Jersey 07960-6989

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  24. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

    Jim Leeds Rd, Pomona, New Jersey 08240-0195

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  25. The College of New Jersey

    2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, New Jersey 08628-0718

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  26. William Paterson University of New Jersey

    300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, New Jersey 07470

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Psychology Employment

New Jersey 3,270
National 112,810

Of all of the psychology professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of New Jersey.

Employment Growth for Psychology professionals In New Jersey

4,220 4,220 3,340 3,540 3,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of psychology professionals is shrinking in New Jersey. There were 950 less psychology professionals working in New Jersey in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Jersey, this field has shrunk by 23% in four years. This decline 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 New Jersey

$87,145 $91,245 $89,555 $86,660 $87,180
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New Jersey, as the number of psychology professionals is declining, the salaries earned by psychology professionals are increasing. Psychology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $87,145 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $87,180 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$42,970
25th percentile
$55,620
50th percentile
$88,035
75th percentile
$104,705
90th percentile
$132,660

Thus, psychology professionals' salaries grew by 0% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of New Jersey, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of psychology. The pay differential between the highest paid psychology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 209%

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Christian Counseling
$55,680
Clinical Psychology
$70,418
Counseling
$60,250
Forensic Psychology
$87,180
Psychology
$87,180
School Psychology
$91,910
Sociology
$75,790
Sports Psychology
$91,910

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

Educational Trends

Psychology programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey

associate
1
bachelor
28
master
29
doctor
7
Certificate
10
Total75

As the number of psychology professionals is decreasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 26 accredited psychology schools in New Jersey state is increasing. In 2006, 3,256 students graduated from psychology courses in New Jersey. And in 2010, 3,312 students graduated.

This represents a 2% increase in the number of psychology degree or certificate school graduates in New Jersey state. Most of these graduates, or 39%, earned an master's degree in psychology.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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