Abilene has a general population of 115,930 and an overall student population of 8,874. Approximately 4,813 of Abilene's students are enrolled in schools that offer clinical psychology programs.
Of the 1 clinical psychology schools in Abilene, the largest clinical psychology school, by student population, is Abilene Christian University. In 2010, Abilene Christian University graduated approximately 4 students from its clinical psychology program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a clinical psychology degree in Abilene. If you decide to attend a clinical psychology school in Abilene, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,290.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for clinical psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,510 per year, on average, for room and board at Abilene-based clinical psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in clinical psychology, if you decide to work as a clinical psychologist in Abilene, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 87 clinical psychologists in Texas were working in the greater Abilene area. The government projects that the number of clinical psychologists in Abilene will increase by 21% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for clinical psychologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a clinical psychologist in Abilene is $54,480 per year, which is lower than the average for clinical psychologists state-wide.