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#1

#1 Best College for Health/Medical Psychology in the U.S.

East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,020–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$14,410

Median Starting Salary

$49,851

#2

#2 Best College for Health/Medical Psychology in the U.S.

University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL

Acceptance Rate

65%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,040–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$15,664

Median Starting Salary

$46,355

#3

#3 Best College for Health/Medical Psychology in the U.S.

Virginia State University
Petersburg, VA

Acceptance Rate

90%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

830–1,020

Est. Net Price *

$15,773

Median Starting Salary

$49,031

#4

#4 Best College for Health/Medical Psychology in the U.S.

Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,040–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$21,294

Median Starting Salary

$49,239

#5

#5 Best College for Health/Medical Psychology in the U.S.

University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
Denver, CO

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,050–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$16,079

Median Starting Salary

$46,112

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About Health/Medical Psychology

A program that focuses on the psychological study of health and illness, and recovery, from the perspective that these phenomena arise from a combination of physical, behavioral, and social conditions. Includes instruction in abnormal and social psychology, psychophysiology, psychopharmacology, learning processes, clinical and behavioral therapies, biopsychosocial modeling, clinical procedures and assessment, preventive education, psychotherapy, rehabilitation processes, and research methods.

While Health/Medical Psychology has degrees up to the Post masters certificate, most students study towards a Bachelors degree. Students study Health/Medical Psychology all over the country, though the major at the Doctors degree research scholarship level has the most graduates in North Carolina. The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Health/Medical Psychology is $44,000.

Popularity of Health/Medical Psychology Degrees in the U.S.
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Student Demographics

Total Students
26
Female Students
22 (84%)
Male Students
4 (15%)

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