South Bend has a general population of 107,789 and an overall student population of 17,797. Approximately 8,394 of South Bend's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
South Bend's largest psychology school is Indiana University-South Bend. Approximately 34 students graduated in 2010 from Indiana University-South Bend with credentials in psychology.
A reported 34 students graduated with credentials in psychology in South Bend in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at South Bend's psychology schools was $18,885 per year for instate students and $28,582 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in South Bend. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,796 per year, on average, for room and board at South Bend-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,089.
Many psychology graduates choose to work as psychology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in South Bend, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,570 psychology professionals in Indiana. Of these psychology professionals, 130 were working in the greater South Bend area. By the year 2018, the number of psychology professionals is expected to increase by 15% in South Bend. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in South Bend is $59,480 per year, which is higher than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.