Atchison has a total population of 10,232 and a student population of 1,877. Of these students, 1,877 are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Atchison's largest psychology school is Benedictine College. In 2010, Benedictine College graduated approximately 16 students with credentials in psychology.
A reported 16 students graduated with credentials in psychology in Atchison in 2010. If you decide to attend a psychology school in Atchison, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $19,500.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,400 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Atchison-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $6,575 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a psychology professional in Atchison, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,840 psychology professionals in Kansas, 400 were working in the greater Atchison area. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Atchison will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
As a psychology professional in Atchison, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,780 per year. This is lower than the average salary for psychology professionals in the state.