Hammond has a general population of 83,048 and an overall student population of 10,770. Approximately 10,133 of Hammond's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Purdue University-Calumet Campus is the largest psychology school in Hammond, based on student population. In 2010, Purdue University-Calumet Campus graduated approximately 44 students with credentials in psychology.
A total of 44 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in Hammond in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Hammond's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,585 per year in instate tuition and $24,872 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,125 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,680 per year, on average, for room and board at Hammond-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,545.
If you plan on staying in Hammond after graduating from psychology school, you should know that job prospects for psychology professionals in Hammond, which is the most popular psychology profession, are good. In 2010, there were 1,570 psychology professionals in Indiana. Of these psychology professionals, 160 were working in the greater Hammond area. By the year 2018, the number of psychology professionals is expected to increase by 15% in Hammond. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.