Austin has a general population of 656,562 and an overall student population of 106,014. Approximately 50,995 of Austin's students are enrolled in schools that offer clinical psychology programs.
Of the 1 clinical psychology schools in Austin, the largest clinical psychology school, by student population, is The University of Texas at Austin. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from The University of Texas at Austin with credentials in clinical psychology.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in clinical psychology in Austin in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,874 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Austin clinical psychology schools was an average of $43,950 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $860 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a clinical psychology program in Austin. And if you live on campus at one of the Austin-based clinical psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $9,602 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,272.
After graduating with your credentials in clinical psychology, if you decide to work as a clinical psychologist in Austin, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 clinical psychologists in Texas were working in the greater Austin area. Austin's clinical psychologist workforce is projected to 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 Austin is $51,370 per year, which is lower than the average for clinical psychologists state-wide.