Knoxville has a general population of 173,890 and an overall student population of 44,562. Approximately 29,934 of Knoxville's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
The largest psychology school in Knoxville, by student population, is The University of Tennessee. In 2010, The University of Tennessee graduated approximately 436 students from its psychology program.
A total of 495 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in Knoxville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,780 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Knoxville psychology schools was an average of $36,098 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,366 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in psychology, if you decide to work as a psychology professional in Knoxville, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 2,710 psychology professionals in Tennessee. Of these psychology professionals, 170 were working in the greater Knoxville area. Knoxville's psychology professional workforce is projected to increase by 8% 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 Knoxville is $67,970 per year, which is higher than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.