Arlington has a total population of 189,453 and a student population of 9,573. Of these students, 3,480 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic psychology programs.
Arlington's largest forensic psychology school is Marymount University. In 2010, approximately 61 students graduated from the Forensic Psychology program at Marymount University.
In 2010, 61 students graduated with a forensic psychology degree from one of Arlington's forensic psychology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,620 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for forensic psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,745 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $25,070.
If you plan on staying in Arlington after graduating from forensic psychology school, you should know that job prospects for forensic psychologists in Arlington, which is the most popular forensic psychology profession, are good. In 2010, there were 2,870 forensic psychologists in Virginia. Of these forensic psychologists, 1,780 were working in the greater Arlington area. Arlington's forensic psychologist workforce is projected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic psychologists.
As a forensic psychologist in Arlington, you can expect to make an average salary of $74,820 per year. This is higher than the average salary for forensic psychologists in the state.