Fairfield's largest psychology school is Fairfield University. In 2010, Fairfield University graduated approximately 63 students with credentials in psychology.
A total of 88 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in Fairfield in 2010. In 2009 tuition at psychology schools in Fairfield was $37,490 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Fairfield. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,270 per year, on average, for room and board at Fairfield-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $40,790.
If you plan on staying in Fairfield after graduating from psychology school, you should know that job prospects for psychology professionals in Fairfield, which is the most popular psychology profession, are not very good. There were 2,710 psychology professionals working in Connecticut and 410 working in the greater Fairfield area in 2010. Fairfield's psychology professional workforce is projected to increase by 4% 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 Fairfield is $75,630 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.