With an overall population of 39,102 and a student population of 7,119, approximately 7,043 of Fitchburg students attend one of Fitchburg's schools that offer psychology programs.
The largest psychology school in Fitchburg, by student population, is Fitchburg State University. In 2010, approximately 23 students graduated from the Psychology program at Fitchburg State University.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with a psychology degree in Fitchburg. Tuition in 2009 at Fitchburg's psychology schools was $17,420 per year for instate students and $23,500 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,870 per year, on average, for room and board at Fitchburg-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,200.
If you decide to work as a psychology professional in Fitchburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 6,480 psychology professionals in Massachusetts, 30 were working in the greater Fitchburg area. The number of psychology professionals in Fitchburg is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Fitchburg is $63,350 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.