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Psychology Schools In Rhode Island

Rhode Island has 7 accredited psychology schools where psychology faculty who teach psychology classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the psychology academic community in Rhode Island, and the future trends in psychology training at the following levels:


  1. Brown University

    One Prospect Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02912

    15 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Bryant University

    1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, Rhode Island 02917-1291

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Providence College

    1 Cunningham Square, Providence, Rhode Island 02918-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Rhode Island College

    600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02908

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Rhode Island

    Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Roger Williams University

    One Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, Rhode Island 02809-2923

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Salve Regina University

    100 Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island 02840-4192

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Psychology Employment

Rhode Island 530
National 112,810

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

Employment Growth for Psychology professionals In Rhode Island

660 590 540 500 530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of psychology professionals is shrinking in Rhode Island. In Rhode Island, 130 less psychology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 20% decline in the field. This decline is faster 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 Rhode Island

$68,740 $72,355 $74,705 $69,935 $72,445
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by psychology professionals is increasing in Rhode Island. The mean salary for psychology professionals in 2006 was $68,740 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $72,445 per year.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Rhode Island

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Thus, psychology professionals' salaries grew by 5% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Rhode Island, 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 198%

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Psychology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


As the number of psychology professionals is decreasing in Rhode Island state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited psychology schools in Rhode Island state is increasing. In Rhode Island, there were 650 graduates in 2006. And there were 674 graduates from psychology courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island by 4%. Most of these graduates, or 37%, earned an master's degree in psychology.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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