With an overall population of 92,962 and a student population of 1,976, approximately 1,778 of Olathe students attend one of Olathe's schools that offer psychology programs.
The largest psychology school in Olathe, by student population, is MidAmerica Nazarene University. In 2010, MidAmerica Nazarene University graduated approximately 20 students with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 36 students graduated with a psychology degree in Olathe. If you decide to attend a psychology school in Olathe, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $19,146.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,180 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,452 per year, on average, for room and board at Olathe-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,315.
If you plan on staying in Olathe after graduating from psychology school, you should know that job prospects for psychology professionals in Olathe, which is the most popular psychology profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 psychology professionals in Kansas were working in the greater Olathe area. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Olathe 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 Olathe, you can expect to make an average salary of $59,370 per year. This is higher than the average salary for psychology professionals in the state.