With an overall population of 55,515 and a student population of 12,156, approximately 12,156 of Jonesboro students attend one of Jonesboro's schools that offer psychology programs.
Arkansas State University-Main Campus is the largest psychology school in Jonesboro, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 45 students graduated from the Psychology program at Arkansas State University-Main Campus.
A reported 45 students graduated with credentials in psychology in Jonesboro in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Jonesboro's psychology schools was $17,226 per year for instate students and $25,146 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Jonesboro. And if you live on campus at one of the Jonesboro-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $5,856 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,970.
Many psychology graduates choose to work as psychology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jonesboro, your job prospects are good. The number of psychology professionals in Jonesboro is expected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.