Shippensburg has a total population of 5,586 and a student population of 8,253. Of these students, 8,253 are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Of the 1 psychology schools in Shippensburg, the largest psychology school, by student population, is Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 109 students from its psychology program.
A total of 109 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in Shippensburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,256 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Shippensburg psychology schools was an average of $25,692 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,086 per year, on average, for room and board at Shippensburg-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,558.
If you decide to work as a psychology professional in Shippensburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 psychology professionals in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Shippensburg area. The number of psychology professionals in Shippensburg is expected to increase by 6% 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 Shippensburg is $62,510 per year, which is higher than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.