Williamsburg has a general population of 11,998 and an overall student population of 7,874. Approximately 7,874 of Williamsburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
College of William and Mary is the largest psychology school in Williamsburg, based on student population. In 2010, College of William and Mary graduated approximately 125 students from its psychology program.
A total of 151 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in Williamsburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,932 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Williamsburg psychology schools was an average of $42,096 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,050 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Williamsburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,382 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many psychology graduates choose to work as psychology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Williamsburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 psychology professionals in Virginia were working in the greater Williamsburg area. The number of psychology professionals in Williamsburg is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Williamsburg is $59,070 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.