Virginia Beach has a total population of 425,257 and a student population of 20,302. Of these students, 4,656 are enrolled in schools that offer school psychology programs.
Regent University is the largest school psychology school in Virginia Beach, based on student population. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from Regent University with credentials in school psychology.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in school psychology from school psychology schools in Virginia Beach in 2010. In 2009 tuition at school psychology schools in Virginia Beach was $11,290 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $880 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a school psychology program in Virginia Beach. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,275 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $20,960.
After graduating with your credentials in school psychology, if you decide to work as a school psychologist in Virginia Beach, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,870 school psychologists in Virginia. Of these school psychologists, 420 were working in the greater Virginia Beach area. By the year 2018, the number of school psychologists is expected to increase by 18% in Virginia Beach. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for school psychologists.
As a school psychologist in Virginia Beach, you can expect to make an average salary of $59,070 per year. This is lower than the average salary for school psychologists in the state.