If you are interested in pursuing school psychology, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 school psychology schools in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. With an overall population of 334,563 and a student population of 89,620, approximately 38,622 of Pittsburgh students attend one of Pittsburgh's schools that offer school psychology programs.
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is the largest school psychology school in Pittsburgh, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 113 students graduated from the School Psychology program at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus.
A reported 127 students graduated with credentials in school psychology in Pittsburgh in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Pittsburgh's school psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $32,409 per year in instate tuition and $37,258 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,025 for school psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,050 per year, on average, for room and board at Pittsburgh-based school psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,026.
If you decide to work as a school psychologist in Pittsburgh, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 6,300 school psychologists in Pennsylvania, 820 were working in the greater Pittsburgh area. By the year 2018, the number of school psychologists is expected to increase by 6% in Pittsburgh. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for school psychologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a school psychologist in Pittsburgh is $59,780 per year, which is higher than the average for school psychologists state-wide.
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