If you decide that you want to get a psychology degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 psychology schools in Merced, California. Merced has a total population of 63,893 and a student population of 13,945. Of these students, 13,860 are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Of the 2 psychology schools in Merced, the largest psychology school, by student population, is University of California-Merced. In 2010, University of California-Merced graduated approximately 72 students from its psychology program.
A reported 128 students graduated with credentials in psychology in Merced in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Merced's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $25,982 per year in instate tuition and $48,651 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,595 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,248 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,774.
If you decide to work as a psychology professional in Merced, your job prospects are not very good. There were 22,100 psychology professionals working in California and 90 working in the greater Merced area in 2010. Merced's psychology professional workforce is projected to increase by 7% 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 Merced is $87,060 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.
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