There are 2 psychology schools in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Tuscaloosa has a general population of 77,906 and an overall student population of 35,548. Approximately 29,740 of Tuscaloosa's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
The University of Alabama is the largest psychology school in Tuscaloosa, based on student population. In 2010, The University of Alabama graduated approximately 169 students from its psychology program.
A total of 208 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in Tuscaloosa in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Tuscaloosa's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,381 per year in instate tuition and $28,481 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,150 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Tuscaloosa. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,615 per year, on average, for room and board at Tuscaloosa-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Tuscaloosa after graduating from psychology school, you should know that job prospects for psychology professionals in Tuscaloosa, which is the most popular psychology profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 psychology professionals in Alabama were working in the greater Tuscaloosa area. By the year 2018, the number of psychology professionals is expected to increase by 6% in Tuscaloosa. 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 Tuscaloosa is $48,460 per year, which is lower than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.