Beckley has a general population of 17,254 and an overall student population of 9,181. Approximately 5,951 of Beckley's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Beckley's largest psychology school is Mountain State University. In 2010, Mountain State University graduated approximately 5 students from its psychology program.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in psychology in Beckley in 2010. If you decide to attend a psychology school in Beckley, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $6,900.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,530 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Beckley. And if you live on campus at one of the Beckley-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $6,116 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,930.
If you decide to work as a psychology professional in Beckley, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 850 psychology professionals in West Virginia. Of these psychology professionals, 120 were working in the greater Beckley area. The number of psychology professionals in Beckley is expected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
As a psychology professional in Beckley, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,920 per year. This is lower than the average salary for psychology professionals in the state.