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Online Colleges for Psychology & Behavior

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Why do people do the things that they do? Can people change their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors? Psychology is the unique study that aims to answer these questions about human behavior — from the individual level of a person's brain functioning, thought patterns, feelings, personality, and motivations to the greater interactions with other individuals, groups, and social systems.

As an online psychology student, you might have the chance to access material with a wide and exciting range of applications. While a degree in psychology can lead to a career as a therapist or university professor, students of psychology can use their training in a broad array of settings — anywhere people have to interact with other people in a meaningful way. Examples could be:

  • Elementary schools
  • Sports teams
  • Courtrooms
  • Colleges
  • Correctional institutions
  • Corporations

Understanding (and managing) human behavior is a skill set that has many practical applications, enriching careers in management, marketing, human resources and much more. The following sections describe in more detail the path to a psychology degree, the best online schools in psychology, and some of the ways you can make a living with this versatile degree.

Best Online Colleges for Psychology

Below are ten schools which ranked high in the methodology used for online psychology programs, which was created using data from the National Center for Education Statistics. You can read more about the methodology at the bottom of this page. Factors such as tuition cost, prominence of psychology programs in the university, and accessibility were used as criteria for the rankings. You can also see below how these schools are accredited and where their physical campus is located.

1

Colorado Christian University

Tuition/Year Tuition per year refers to the average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates and, if applicable, graduate students as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
$17,158
Number of Programs Offered Number of programs offered refers to the count of degrees and certificates offered via distance education at any level as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
33
Accredited
School Type
4-year

Located at the foot of the Colorado Rockies, Colorado Christian University (CCU) is an institution that devotes itself to academics integrated with a strong and passionate Christian world view. CCU offers psychology degrees at three levels: the Psychology Associate of Science (A.S.), Bachelor of Science in Psychology (B.S.), Master's Degree in Counseling (M.A.).

With an admissions rate of 94 percent, CCU scored high for accessibility for students and its psychology programs did well in our rankings for prominence in the university. Because it mixes a deep tradition in Christianity with traditional psychology studies, the bachelor's or master's degree could be a specially good match for someone who wants to help people in Christian counseling or a church related ministry.

Accreditation:

  • CCU: Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Master's in Counseling: Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs CACREP)

Location:

8787 West Alameda Avenue
Lakewood, Colorado, 80226
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Florida International University

Tuition/Year Tuition per year refers to the average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates and, if applicable, graduate students as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
$6,817
Number of Programs Offered Number of programs offered refers to the count of degrees and certificates offered via distance education at any level as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
21
Accredited
School Type
4-year

Florida International University (FIU) prides itself on being Miami's first (and currently, only) public research university, and a strong foundation of research underlies its many bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees. This urban and diverse school is one of the biggest public universities in the nation, and its website calls it the number 1 in the nation in granting bachelor's and master's degrees to Hispanic students. FIU has a graduation rate of 54 percent, placing it No. 23 out of 96 schools in our rankings.

FIU offers more than 200 programs granting degrees at all bachelors, masters, and doctorate levels, including many full on-line programs.The psychology undergraduate degree takes students through five core areas: experimental, social, applied, personality/abnormal, and developmental. As in the rest of the university, the psychology department teaches its courses with a strong emphasis on research-based information.

Accreditation:

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Location:

11200 S. W. 8 Street
Miami, Florida, 33199
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University of Lowell, Massachusetts

Tuition/Year Tuition per year refers to the average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates and, if applicable, graduate students as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
$1,546
Number of Programs Offered Number of programs offered refers to the count of degrees and certificates offered via distance education at any level as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
50
Accredited
School Type
4-year

Not far outside of Boston in the historic city of Lowell, the University of Massachusetts (UMass Lowell) offers online psychology studies at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The B.A. in psychology makes available a strong curriculum of classes across the general spectrum of psychological studies (personality, social, developmental, clinical, research) and is geared to working class students who can proceed at a full time or part time pace.

In our rankings it placed No. 1 for tuition, making it an affordable option for students.

In the graduate program, students can specialize in areas related to psychology to achieve a certificate — studies such as "Behavioral Interventions in Autism" and "Domestic Violence Prevention".

Accreditation:

  • New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)

Location:

1 University Ave
Lowell, MA 01854-5104
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4

Blue Mountain College

Tuition/Year Tuition per year refers to the average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates and, if applicable, graduate students as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
$7,419
Number of Programs Offered Number of programs offered refers to the count of degrees and certificates offered via distance education at any level as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
2
Accredited
School Type
4-year

Blue Mountain College (BMC) was founded in 1873 and is situated in Northern Mississippi. As a Christian liberal arts college, it describes its mission as helping students to become "servant leaders" and to develop as adults who will contribute to community and church. It is affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention.

Blue Mountain scored 5 out of 96 for prominence of its psychology programs within the college curriculum, and also placed well for accessibility in our rankings. BMC features an online degree undergraduate in psychology (B.S.) which along with the general studies of abnormal and developmental psychology (among others), integrates Christian thought and history into the study of helping people to grow and to heal.

Accreditation:

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Location:

201 West Main Street
Blue Mountain, Mississippi, 38610-9509
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5

University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Tuition/Year Tuition per year refers to the average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates and, if applicable, graduate students as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
$3,526
Number of Programs Offered Number of programs offered refers to the count of degrees and certificates offered via distance education at any level as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
14
Accredited
School Type
4-year

University of Texas of the Permian Basin (known as UTPB), is a fairly recent addition to the UT system and has won many awards for its programs and studies. The UTB Bachelor of Arts in Psychology is broken down into a series of 8 week intensive classes, covering both traditional psychology topics as well as more specialized areas like "Positive Psychology" and "Drugs and Behavior".

UTPB scored high on tuition affordability, coming in No. 4 out of 96 in our rankings. Its eight week class blocks lends a certain flexibility to those adult students juggling many outside responsibilities. In addition, UTPB showed a 73 percent graduation rate.

The UTPB psychology department prides itself on having faculty who are as committed to their online students as to their on campus ones and who believe in providing mentorship and guidance to those in their classes.

Accreditation:

  • Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)

Location:

4901 East University
Odessa, Texas 79762-0001
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6

Chaminade University of Honolulu

Tuition/Year Tuition per year refers to the average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates and, if applicable, graduate students as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
$18,925
Number of Programs Offered Number of programs offered refers to the count of degrees and certificates offered via distance education at any level as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
16
Accredited
School Type
4-year

Situated in the exotic locale of Honolulu, Chaminade University is an institution with small class sizes and a diverse student population. Chaminade has an admissions rate of 86 percent, making it one of the more accessible schools on the list of schools in our rankings.

Chaminade U has a program that leads to a B.S. in psychology, and a graduate course of study that leads to the M.S. of psychology. Its bachelor's program covers Asian thought as part of the curriculum and also emphasizes the student as "whole person" who engages in service learning opportunities.

The master's level student can choose one of the following concentrations: School Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, or Marriage and Family Counseling. An interesting and related course of study is the school's bachelor's degree in behavioral studies which incorporates anthropology, geology, and sociology to the study of human behavior.

Accreditation:

  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Master's in Counseling: Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs CACREP)

Location:

3140 Waialae Avenue
Honolulu, Hawaii, 96816-1578
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7

University of Central Florida

Tuition/Year Tuition per year refers to the average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates and, if applicable, graduate students as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
$5,697
Number of Programs Offered Number of programs offered refers to the count of degrees and certificates offered via distance education at any level as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
33
Accredited
School Type
4-year

The University of Central Florida (UCF) is rich with offerings for students with every type of academic interest. UCF, located in warm, sunny Orlando has several colleges of study -- with more than 200 majors and 60 online degrees to choose from.

The university has a graduation rate of 70 percent, giving it a ranking of No. 3 overall of the schools on our list of 96. UCF is also one of the most affordable schools on the list, placing No. 6 out of 96.

The UCF online B.S. in psychology comprises a full and traditional set of courses, as well as encouraging opportunities for students to get extracurricular internship and research experience. The curriculum includes statistics, research methods, clinical psychology, basic learning processes, diversity, physiological psychology, and many specialized and advanced classes. UCF also offers a certificate program in autism spectrum disorders.

Accreditation:

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Location:

4000 Central Florida Blvd.
Orlando, Florida, 32816
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8

Judson College

Tuition/Year Tuition per year refers to the average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates and, if applicable, graduate students as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
$15,204
Number of Programs Offered Number of programs offered refers to the count of degrees and certificates offered via distance education at any level as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
15
Accredited
School Type
4-year

Judson is a small, private four year Christian-based college for women that was founded in 1838. With a tradition of commitment to faculty who are focused on teaching rather than research, students enjoy small classes with a ratio of faculty to student running about 9:1. Judson's mission is that of preparing young women for a life of service.

Judson did well in our rankings for prominence of its psychology programs, taking the No. 8 spot out of 96 schools.

The psychology program at Judson culminates in a B.A. or B.S. in psychology, and is available both at the campus and online. The major is taught in a liberal art context, with attention paid to the moral and ethical aspects of psychology, as well as incorporating an interdisciplinary approach. Consistent with the Judson mission, students will have the opportunity to explore psychology as it relates to service, and they will also become engaged in an original piece of psychological research.

Accreditation:

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Location:

302 Bibb Street
Marion, Alabama, 36756
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9

Truett McConnell University

Tuition/Year Tuition per year refers to the average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates and, if applicable, graduate students as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
$11,250
Number of Programs Offered Number of programs offered refers to the count of degrees and certificates offered via distance education at any level as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
4
Accredited
School Type
4-year

Truett McConnell, in Cleveland, Georgia, is a 4 year co-educational Christian college operated by the Baptist Convention of the State of Georgia. Their bachelor of science (B.S.) in psychology braids together biblical studies with traditional psychological theories. The program aims to ground students in a Christian world view (with biblical scripture as an underpinning) as it prepares them to pursue careers in counseling and therapy.

The B.S. degrees in the online program have concentrations in "general psychology" or "clinical and counseling psychology". These online programs are rated highly in our rankings for accessibility for students with 96 percent admitted, and for prominence within the college at No. 7.

Accreditation:

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Location:

100 Alumni Drive
Cleveland, Georgia, 30528
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10

John Wesley University

Tuition/Year Tuition per year refers to the average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates and, if applicable, graduate students as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
$8,215
Number of Programs Offered Number of programs offered refers to the count of degrees and certificates offered via distance education at any level as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
15
Accredited
School Type
4-year

John Wesley University is an evangelical 4 year university with a long tradition of biblically based study. Describing itself as a "Bible college," it aims to remain true to its roots of integrating academic programs with Christian thought and service.

John Wesley University (JWU) has gone through a series of name changes, starting as the "Greensboro Bible and Training School" in 1903, then "John Wesley College", which was changed to "Laurel University" and then as of July 2016 re-named to its current identity as JWU.

With an admissions rate of 83 percent, JWU remains a highly accessible school. The online B.A. in Christian ministry at JWU has an option to specialize in Christian Counseling. Students who want to learn about helping clients in a Christian context might find this degree to be a good fit. Every student at JWU gets a minor in Biblical Studies, as central to the university's mission.

Accreditation:

  • Association for Biblical Higher Education

Location:

1215 Eastchester Drive
High Point, NC 27265
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Online Psychology Degrees

What does it mean to call yourself a psychologist? Typically this title is reserved for the professional who has completed a doctoral degree in psychology as well as received licensure in at the state level. However, you can enter the field of psychology in a number of interesting and even exciting ways, even starting with an associate degree.

Online Associate Degree in Psychology

Associate degree — An A.A. in psychology is typically granted after a two year (full time) program and would cover the more basic classes in psychological understanding. While it is to your advantage to use this groundwork to move onto the bachelor's degree, there are some entry level jobs that might hire you with an A.A. Look for jobs that are in residential or day treatment settings that help people with mental illness or intellectual developmental disorders. Additionally some casework jobs in social service settings, or positions in child care settings, correctional institutions and hospitals may be open to hiring a person with an associate degree in psychology.

Online Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

(B.A. or B.S.) in psychology — To have the best chance at an entry level position in psychology, a bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) in psychology provides the strongest foundation. Typically requiring classes such as developmental psychology, statistics, research methods, abnormal psychology and more — the 4 year (full time) bachelor's degree is a solid background for jobs found in day treatment centers, residential settings for intellectual developmental disorders, rehabilitation centers, correctional facilities, even clinics. Some schools even offer a certificate along with the psychology degree for working in community mental health.

A B.A. in psychology is also valuable for someone who wants to go into business, especially marketing, sales, or fund-raising. It can even be an unusual but interesting precursor to a law degree, or you could find yourself teaching psychology and related classes in a private school setting. If becoming a therapist or clinician is your goal, then the B.A. is the perfect degree to apply to graduate schools in counseling or psychology.

Online Master's Degree in Psychology

M.A. in psychology — At the master's level in psychology (M.A. or M.S.) you can work as a clinician doing counseling or therapy. The master's in psychology itself is not generally enough to make you eligible for licensure — meaning that some insurance companies won't reimburse for your services. This impediment can often be overcome by your working under a licensed professional who bills the insurance in his/her name. A master's in counseling, marriage/family therapy, or social work is eligible for licensure.

However, do look for an accredited program: Good accreditations include the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP), Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE), Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) , Masters in Psychology Accreditation Council (MPAC), and National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).

Getting an M.A. in psychology is also an excellent way to prepare yourself for the rigors of a Ph.D. program in psychology. Or, if getting further schooling is not your preference, the master's level can open doors in many jobs that involve people: student life at a college, human resources, marketing, and more. Wherever it is helpful to understand human motivation and behavior you might find a niche to use your advanced psychological training.

Online Doctoral Degree in Psychology

Ph.D./Psy.D. in psychology — The doctorate in psychology takes from 4-7 years (full time) generally to complete. It is harder to know exactly how long a program will be because the last phase, the dissertation, does not always have a specific time frame. While a Ph.D. tends to focus on research and typically prepare its graduates to work in an academic setting (although one could certainly be licensed to practice clinically as well), the Psy.D. is considered an applied degree that leads to employment practicing psychology according to your specialization. As long as you are in an APA-accredited program, complete all requirements, including an internship, you will be eligible with either degree to sit for the state licensure exam.

Psychology Concentrations

Psychology is a wide and fascinating field that has many different specialties including clinical, forensic, educational, counseling, organizational and developmental. Each specialty concerns itself with a different setting, and a whole set of skills, training, and theory.

Clinical: Licensed clinical psychologists conduct therapy or assessment with clients, in a private practice, hospital, clinic, or other mental health setting. They practice many types of therapy depending on their training with clients or patients who have psychiatric disorders or difficulties in life transitions. Master's level clinicians also are in the business of diagnosing mental health issues and providing treatment.

Forensic: Forensic psychology is a growing field and its practitioners are found in the many parts of the legal system from court-room to correctional settings. While forensic psychologists can be fairly involved in research they also apply their skills in the following ways:

  • Mental state examinations of criminal defendants (insanity, competency to stand trial, etc.)
  • Child custody cases
  • Violence risk assessment
  • Personal injury cases
  • Expert witness, explaining research to a jury

Educational: School psychologists work in academic settings. They typically spend a great deal of their time in assessment of students, but they might also lead support groups, provide crisis management, and even some short term counseling. School psychologists also consult to teachers and parents about the child's needs.

Counseling: Counseling psychologists are similar to clinical psychologists in that they work with clients to help them have better lives. However, they tend to be more focused on the normal developmental issues (adjustment to change or loss, career decisions, marital issues) that a person might have rather than major mental illness. Counselors might be found in a clinic, a church, a hospital or in a college.

Organizational: Organizational psychologists focus on relationships and performance in the work environment. These professionals do organizational research, executive coaching, team development and more, looking both at the whole system of the organization and its culture as well as the individual workers.

Developmental: Developmental psychologists often do research on developmental issues for children, teach in a university, or consult to agencies that work with children. They have a keen understanding of the various life stages and when normal development has been compromised.

Interview with an Expert
U Lowell's psychology students engage in research with their professors, are encouraged to join community service or volunteer opportunities, and present papers at conferences.

Dr. Mary Duell

Professor, Psychology

University of MA at Lowell

Interview with an Expert

Dr. Mary Duell

Professor, Psychology

University of MA at Lowell

Q:  What makes U Mass Lowell’s online psychology program outstanding?

A: Having won many awards at the national and state level, the bachelor's degree is as rigorous as a traditional campus one, with high expectations of its students.

Q:  What support does U Mass Lowell offer their online students?

A: Advisors provide connection and assistance to every student, and students can also take advantage of the traditional campus services such as the career center.

Q:  How does the online psychology program differ from the on-campus program (if at all)?

A: U Lowell's psychology students engage in research with their professors, are encouraged to join community service or volunteer opportunities, and present papers at conferences. In fact, an online student must be more disciplined than the traditional student because of the individual work and self-motivation required. 

Psychology Career Outlook

Wherever people gather, there will be usefulness in understanding how and why they do what they do. The study of human behavior has multiple applications leading to interesting job possibilities not only in clinics and mental health centers but in business, correctional institutions colleges and hospitals.

You could certainly use your bachelor's in psychology degree to help you with a marketing or sales or fund-raising career, to work with children in an after school program, or to give comfort and information to people in a hospital. However, when we think of counselors or psychologists, we most often are imagining someone who works with patients and clients to overcome problems and live a happier and healthier life. The following careers are considered to have a positive outlook and directly achievable by an accredited program in their area.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the following careers related to psychology have a promising outlook.

Marriage and Family Therapists
Average Salary Average salary refers to the 2015 mean salary for all U.S. workers in this job, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics
$53,520
Projected Job Openings Projected job openings refers to the estimated number of job openings from 2014-2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics
12,100
Entry-level Education This refers to the typical entry-level education needed to obtain a position in a particular job, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015
Master's degree

Marriage and family therapists work with the couple or family as a system, looking at dysfunctional patterns between individuals and how to help the pair or group as a whole. Licensed in Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT), these professionals are skilled in active listening, assisting family members with clear communication and conflict management, and helping systems of people to become healthier in their functioning. Often these therapists will enter the group at or just following a pivotal life event such as a divorce.

Psychologists
Average Salary Average salary refers to the 2015 mean salary for all U.S. workers in this job, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics
$76,040
Projected Job Openings Projected job openings refers to the estimated number of job openings from 2014-2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics
63,800
Entry-level Education This refers to the typical entry-level education needed to obtain a position in a particular job, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015
Bachelor's degree

A psychologist is a doctoral level, licensed clinician who can diagnosis mental illness or disorders and provide treatment. Psychologists practice from a wide array of theoretical approaches including a traditional psycho-dynamic method (investigating causes of distress generated from childhood) to cognitive-behavioral therapy, existential approaches, crisis management, and more. Therapy could be long or short-term.

Psychologists also work with groups, and they conduct psychological testing for clients on personality and cognitive dimensions.

School Counselors
Average Salary Average salary refers to the 2015 mean salary for all U.S. workers in this job, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics
$93,050
Projected Job Openings Projected job openings refers to the estimated number of job openings from 2014-2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics
5,200
Entry-level Education This refers to the typical entry-level education needed to obtain a position in a particular job, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015
Bachelor's degree

School counselors are usually licensed to work in educational settings. They work with children to help them with adjustment issues in the school, provide specialized testing to assess student special needs (and develop an educational/treatment plan), and help manage emotional and interpersonal crises and emergencies as they arise for students. They understand the interplay between children's psychological and educational needs.

Substance Abuse Counselors
Average Salary Average salary refers to the 2015 mean salary for all U.S. workers in this job, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics
$42,920
Projected Job Openings Projected job openings refers to the estimated number of job openings from 2014-2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics
41,100
Entry-level Education This refers to the typical entry-level education needed to obtain a position in a particular job, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015
Bachelor's degree

Substance abuse counselors work directly with people who are addicted or dependent on substances such as alcohol and drugs. These counselors, certified in their special area, generally are found in drug treatment centers, mental health clinics, hospitals, and other community settings. They are trained to recognize the resistances of people who are addicted to drugs and interventions to help these people overcome their drug dependency. Sometimes this treatment will involve a stay at an inpatient "detox" center.

Salary
Number of Jobs
Job Growth
*This data is sourced from the 2013 BLS employment report (BLS.gov)

Methodology and Sources

Methodology

To be included in these rankings, all colleges had to meet the following criteria for the specific subject being ranked:

  1. Offer at least one degree or certificate in that subject online
  2. Have awarded at least one degree or certificate in that subject in 2014-15

Once we had our list of schools for each subject, we ranked them on six criteria, using the weights specified:

  1. In-state tuition, National Center for Education Statistics, 2014: 20%
  2. Graduation rate, National Center for Education Statistics, 2014: 10%
  3. Accessibility, based on the admissions rate, National Center for Education Statistics, 2014: 10%
  4. Program prominence, based on how many of the degrees and certificates awarded by the school in 2014-15 were in this particular subject, National Center for Education Statistics, 2014: 30%
  5.  Related subjects, based on the number of similar programs that the school offers at any level, National Center for Education Statistics, 2014: 15%
  6. Variety of degree levels, based on the number of degree and certificate levels out of a possible nine that the school offers in this particular subject, National Center for Education Statistics, 2014: 15%

Methodology Sources

  • Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2014-15, National Center for Education Statistics, Accessed January 2016, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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