School and Ranking Information
There is only 1 public school in Augusta that has psychology degrees, though a small private school is also in the area. Based on its program offerings, school type and student services, the following school is considered the top school in the area for studying psychology:
- Winner: Georgia Regents University is the sole 4-year public school in Augusta with programs in the discipline. This institution has undergraduate and graduate degrees in psychology.
School Info Chart
|Category||Georgia Regents University|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||$3,276 (in-state), $9,723 (out-of-state)**|
|Psychology Degrees Offered||Bachelor's, Master's|
|Psychology Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013||78**|
|Most Popular Psychology Degree Level in 2013||Bachelor's (63 awarded)**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||29%**|
|Noteworthy||The university features a chapter of Psi Chi, a psychology honor society***|
Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***Georgia Regents University website
Georgia Regents University
- The psychological sciences department has numerous facilities for different areas of the discipline, such as a social lab, therapy rooms and an animal lab
- There are 15 full-time faculty members in the Department of Psychological Sciences
- The clinical graduate degree program is accredited by the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC)
Georgia Regents University offers students over 120 different academic programs between its 9 schools and colleges. The university had more than 8,500 students enrolled in fall 2014. The large faculty of 1,580 members makes for the low student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The College of Science and Mathematics houses the Department of Psychology Sciences, which offers a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science in Psychology.
The BA major requirements include coursework that explores careers in the field and quantitative and research methods. Students may choose from electives such as abnormal psychology, personality and aging. Students in the MS program get to choose between the tracks of clinical, general and applied experimental psychology. The MS program is intended to be in session throughout the year, offering classes during the day for usually 5 semesters.