Psychology Schools In Virginia

Psychology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 45 accredited psychology schools in Virginia. The trends in Virginia's psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in psychology includes 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. Averett University

    420 W Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541

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  2. Bluefield College

    3000 College Dr, Bluefield, Virginia 24605

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  3. Bridgewater College

    402 E College St, Bridgewater, Virginia 22812-1599

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  4. College of William and Mary

    Williamsburg, Virginia 23187-8795

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

    1000 Regent University Dr, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464

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  6. Christopher Newport University

    1 University Place, Newport News, Virginia 23606

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  7. Jefferson College of Health Sciences

    101 Elm Avenue SE, Roanoke, Virginia 24013

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  8. Emory and Henry College

    30461 Garnand Drive, Emory, Virginia 24327-0947

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  9. Eastern Mennonite University

    1200 Park Rd, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802-2462

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  10. Ferrum College

    215 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum, Virginia 24088-9000

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  11. George Mason University

    4400 University Dr, Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Hampden-Sydney College

    College Road, Hampden-Sydney, Virginia 23943-0128

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  13. Hampton University

    Hampton, Virginia 23668-0099

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  14. Hollins University

    7916 Williamson Rd NW, Roanoke, Virginia 24020

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  15. James Madison University

    800 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807

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  16. Liberty University

    1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502

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  17. Longwood University

    201 High St, Farmville, Virginia 23909

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  18. Lynchburg College

    1501 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501-3113

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  19. Mary Baldwin College

    New & Frederick St, Staunton, Virginia 24401

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  20. University of Mary Washington

    1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401-5300

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  21. Marymount University

    2807 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, Virginia 22207-4299

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  22. Norfolk State University

    700 Park Ave, Norfolk, Virginia 23504-8000

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  23. Old Dominion University

    5115 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, Virginia 23529

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  24. Radford University

    801 East Main Street, Radford, Virginia 24141-0672

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  25. Randolph-Macon College

    204 Henry St, Ashland, Virginia 23005-5505

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  26. Randolph College

    2500 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, Virginia 24503-1555

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  27. University of Richmond

    28 Westhampton Way, Richmond, Virginia 23173

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  28. Roanoke College

    221 College Lane, Salem, Virginia 24153-3794

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  29. Shenandoah University

    1460 University Dr, Winchester, Virginia 22601-5195

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  30. Sweet Briar College

    134 Chapel Drive, Sweet Briar, Virginia 24595-9998

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  31. Virginia Intermont College

    1013 Moore Street, Bristol, Virginia 24201

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  32. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Blacksburg, Virginia 24061-0131

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  33. Virginia Commonwealth University

    910 W Franklin St, Richmond, Virginia 23284-2512

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

    Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  35. Virginia Military Institute

    Lexington, Virginia 24450-0304

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  36. Virginia State University

    One Hayden Drive, Petersburg, Virginia 23806

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  37. Virginia Union University

    1500 N Lombardy St, Richmond, Virginia 23220

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  38. Virginia Wesleyan College

    1584 Wesleyan Dr, Norfolk, Virginia 23502-5599

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  39. Washington and Lee University

    204 West Washington Street, Lexington, Virginia 24450-2116

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  40. Argosy University-Washington D.C.

    1550 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 600, Arlington, Virginia 22209

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  41. University of Phoenix-Northern Virginia Campus

    11730 Plaza America Dr Ste 200, Reston, Virginia 20190-4750

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  42. Institute for the Psychological Sciences

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

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  43. University of Phoenix-Richmond Campus

    6600 W Broad St, Richmond, Virginia 23230-1709

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  44. South University_??_??_Richmond

    2151 Old Brick Rd, Glen Allen, Virginia 23060

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  45. South University_??_??_Virginia Beach

    301 Bendix Rd Ste 100, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Psychology Employment

Virginia 2,480
National 112,810

Of all of the psychology professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Psychology professionals In Virginia

2,340 2,480 2,430 2,170 2,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In Virginia, the field of psychology is growing. 140 more psychology professionals were working in Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of psychology has grown by 6% in Virginia. This growth is slower than the national trend for psychology professionals which shows a 6% increase in the number of psychology professionals working around the nation.

Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Virginia

$78,983 $82,850 $82,847 $80,443 $84,510
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Virginia, as the number of psychology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by psychology professionals are increasing. In 2006 psychology professionals made a mean salary of $78,983 per year, and in 2010 they made $84,510 per year.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Virginia

10th percentile
$41,483
25th percentile
$63,627
50th percentile
$83,800
75th percentile
$103,917
90th percentile
$130,443

This represents a growth in salaries of 7%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Virginia state, within the field of psychology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid psychology professionals earn 214% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Virginia

Christian Counseling
$47,050
Clinical Psychology
$62,300
Counseling
$48,162
Forensic Psychology
$80,330
Organizational Psychology
$92,870
Psychology
$84,510
School Psychology
$67,140
Sociology
$60,800
Sports Psychology
$67,140

In Virginia, psychology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
53
master
26
doctor
23
Certificate
9
Total113

The number of students graduating from the 45 accredited psychology schools in Virginia is increasing. In 2006 there were 3,736 psychology graduates from psychology courses in Virginia and in 2010 there were 4,132 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Virginia by 11%. A majority of these graduates, or 47%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in psychology.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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