Best Psychology Colleges in San Diego

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in San Diego that offer Psychology degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 14 Psychology schools located within San Diego. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Psychology Colleges in San Diego for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA

University of California-San Diego offers 4 Psychology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 481 students graduated in the study area of Psychology with students earning 461 Bachelor's degrees, 11 Master's degrees, and 9 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
2 San Diego State University San Diego, CA

San Diego State University offers 3 Psychology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 587 students graduated in the study area of Psychology with students earning 557 Bachelor's degrees, and 30 Master's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
3 University of San Diego San Diego, CA

University of San Diego offers 2 Psychology Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 77 students graduated in the study area of Psychology with students earning 77 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
4 California State University-San Marcos San Marcos, CA

California State University-San Marcos offers 3 Psychology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 165 students graduated in the study area of Psychology with students earning 156 Bachelor's degrees, and 9 Master's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
5 National University La Jolla, CA

National University offers 2 Psychology Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 253 students graduated in the study area of Psychology with students earning 188 Bachelor's degrees, and 65 Master's degrees.

Based on 24 Reviews
6 Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego, CA

Point Loma Nazarene University offers 2 Psychology Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 42 students graduated in the study area of Psychology with students earning 42 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
7 San Diego Mesa College San Diego, CA

San Diego Mesa College offers 1 Psychology Degree program. It's a very large public college in a large city. In 2015, 144 students graduated in the study area of Psychology with students earning 144 Associate's degrees.

8 Alliant International University-San Diego San Diego, CA

Alliant International University-San Diego offers 2 Psychology Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 67 students graduated in the study area of Psychology with students earning 60 Master's degrees, and 7 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
9 Southwestern College Chula Vista, CA

Southwestern College offers 1 Psychology Degree program. It's a very large public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 120 students graduated in the study area of Psychology with students earning 120 Associate's degrees.

10 MiraCosta College Oceanside, CA

MiraCosta College offers 1 Psychology Degree program. It's a large public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 40 students graduated in the study area of Psychology with students earning 40 Associate's degrees.

List of all Psychology Colleges in San Diego

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of California-San Diego University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA
3/5
15 : 1 32,906
San Diego State University San Diego State University San Diego, CA
2/5
31 : 1 34,254
University of San Diego University of San Diego San Diego, CA
5/5
15 : 1 8,251
California State University-San Marcos California State University-San Marcos San Marcos, CA
2/5
28 : 1 12,793
National University National University La Jolla, CA
3/5
30 : 1 17,488
Point Loma Nazarene University Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego, CA
5/5
18 : 1 3,663
San Diego Mesa College San Diego Mesa College San Diego, CA
1/5
55 : 1 24,208
Alliant International University-San Diego Alliant International University-San Diego San Diego, CA
4/5
21 : 1 3,509
Southwestern College Southwestern College Chula Vista, CA
1/5
45 : 1 18,716
MiraCosta College MiraCosta College Oceanside, CA
1/5
41 : 1 15,062
Palomar College Palomar College San Marcos, CA
1/5
44 : 1 23,482
Grossmont College Grossmont College El Cajon, CA
1/5
45 : 1 18,159
San Diego Miramar College San Diego Miramar College San Diego, CA
1/5
60 : 1 13,008
San Diego City College San Diego City College San Diego, CA
1/5
51 : 1 16,520

Search Psychology Programs

  • Program Descriptions
    • B.A. in Communications
    • B.S. in Counseling with an Emphasis in Addiction, Chemical Dependency, and Substance Abuse
    • B.S. in Sociology
    • M.A. in Autism Spectrum Disorders
    • M.S. in Addiction Counseling
    • M.S. in Professional Counseling
    • Ph.D. in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    • Ph.D. in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Integrating Technology, Learning, and Psychology
    • Ph.D. in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Performance Psychology
    • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Forensic Psychology
    • M.S. Psychology with an Emphasis in Geropsychology
    • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Health Psychology
    • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Life Coaching
    • M.S. in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Childhood and Adolescence Disorders
    • M.S. in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy
    • M.S. in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Trauma
    • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Forensic Psychology
    • Graduate Certificate of Completion in GeroPsychology
    • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Health Psychology
    • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Human Factors Psychology
    • Bachelor of Science in Sociology with an Emphasis in Social Work
    • Graduate Certificate Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science
    • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Family Dynamics
    • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Trauma
    • BS in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Childhood and Adolescence Disorders
    • Bachelor of Arts in English with an Emphasis in Professional Writing
    • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness
    • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with an Emphasis in Community Mental Health Administration
    • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with an Emphasis in Family Dynamics
    • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with Emphasis in Grief and Bereavement
    • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with Emphasis in Prevention

Additional Psychology Degree Facts for San Diego Schools

San Diego Schools offering online Psychology degrees

Online Psychology degrees are available with as many as 253 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Psychology degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
National University 0 0 188 65 0
How many San Diego schools offer online Psychology degrees?
  • 1 Bachelor's
  • 1 Master's

What Psychology degree programs were earned in San Diego?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 8 Colleges 517 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 8 Colleges 1,509 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 1 Colleges 5 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 1 Colleges 9 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 5 Colleges 175 Graduates
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