There are 2 psychology schools in Jackson, Tennessee. Jackson has a general population of 59,643 and an overall student population of 12,797. Approximately 4,570 of Jackson's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
The largest psychology school in Jackson, by student population, is Union University. In 2010, approximately 21 students graduated from the Psychology program at Union University.
A reported 29 students graduated with credentials in psychology in Jackson in 2010. In 2009 tuition at psychology schools in Jackson was $19,805 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,150 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,987 per year, on average, for room and board at Jackson-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,570.
Many psychology graduates choose to work as psychology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jackson, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 19 psychology professionals in Tennessee were working in the greater Jackson area. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Jackson will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
As a psychology professional in Jackson, you can expect to make an average salary of $64,530 per year. This is higher than the average salary for psychology professionals in the state.
1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697
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705 Lambuth Boulevard, Jackson, Tennessee 38301