With an overall population of 1,942 and a student population of 2,165, approximately 1,244 of Montgomery students attend one of Montgomery's schools that offer psychology programs.
Of the 1 psychology schools in Montgomery, the largest psychology school, by student population, is West Virginia University Institute of Technology. In 2010, West Virginia University Institute of Technology graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a psychology degree in Montgomery. Tuition in 2009 at Montgomery's psychology schools was $15,844 per year for instate students and $23,944 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,178 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Montgomery. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,944 per year, on average, for room and board at Montgomery-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a psychology professional in Montgomery, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 850 psychology professionals in West Virginia. Of these psychology professionals, 100 were working in the greater Montgomery area. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Montgomery will increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Montgomery is $46,190 per year, which is higher than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.