Elgin has a total population of 94,487 and a student population of 13,102. Of these students, 1,231 are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Judson University is the largest psychology school in Elgin, based on student population. In 2010, Judson University graduated approximately 12 students from its psychology program.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a psychology degree in Elgin. In 2009 tuition at psychology schools in Elgin was $23,500 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $28,500.
If you decide to work as a psychology professional in Elgin, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 5,640 psychology professionals in Illinois. Of these psychology professionals, 2,980 were working in the greater Elgin area. The number of psychology professionals in Elgin is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Elgin is $70,120 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.