With an overall population of 14,565 and a student population of 5,530, approximately 3,739 of Las Vegas students attend one of Las Vegas's schools that offer psychology programs.
New Mexico Highlands University is the largest psychology school in Las Vegas, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 26 students graduated from the Psychology program at New Mexico Highlands University.
A total of 26 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in Las Vegas in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Las Vegas's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,362 per year in instate tuition and $16,929 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $850 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,555 per year, on average, for room and board at Las Vegas-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,173.
If you decide to work as a psychology professional in Las Vegas, your job prospects are average. There were 2,630 psychology professionals working in New Mexico and 110 working in the greater Las Vegas area in 2010. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Las Vegas will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Las Vegas is $62,110 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.