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2023 Psychology Professors

There are about 570,593 students enrolled in Psychology in the USA.

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Fast Facts for Psychology: Median Professor Rating: 4 / 5, which is average.

Professors repeatedly play a big role in your college experience, regardless of your major. A great teacher might provide inspiration and even make a difficult subject seem easy. On the flip side, a bad experience with a professor can turn you off of a subject or even worse... fail you!

Professors of Psychology have a median student rating of 4 out of 5, which puts them in the top 46th percentile in America based on student approval. Suprisingly, this major is exactly the median for professor rating, which, in our opinion, is remarkably average! Psychology professors just edged-out those from "Near and Middle Eastern Studies", whereas "Art History"&nbspprofessors ranked one slot above Psychology.

Now for some statistics about Psychology professors. Colleges located in fringe rural areas tend to have the best Psychology professors. The Division II Independents has the highest rated Psychology professors. The Southeast region has the highest rated Psychology professors. Public colleges tend to have higher rated Psychology professors than private universities. Finally, Louisiana has the highest rated Psychology professors in the nation.

William Pelz, professor at Herkimer County Community College&nbspin Herkimer, NY is the most popular Psychology professor in the United States. Stephanie Mcewan, instructor at University of California-Irvine&nbspin Irvine, CA is the highest rated Psychology professor in America, with a rating of 5 / 5.

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