Scranton has a total population of 76,415 and a student population of 13,322. Of these students, 3,471 are enrolled in schools that offer school psychology programs.
Of the 1 school psychology schools in Scranton, the largest school psychology school, by student population, is Marywood University. In 2010, Marywood University graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in school psychology.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in school psychology in Scranton in 2010. If you decide to attend a school psychology school in Scranton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $26,270.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for school psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Scranton-based school psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $11,498 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,870.
If you decide to work as a school psychologist in Scranton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 28 school psychologists in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Scranton area. By the year 2018, the number of school psychologists is expected to increase by 6% in Scranton. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for school psychologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a school psychologist in Scranton is $67,600 per year, which is higher than the average for school psychologists state-wide.