Newark has a general population of 28,547 and an overall student population of 28,560. Approximately 21,138 of Newark's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Newark's largest psychology school is University of Delaware. Approximately 157 students graduated in 2010 from University of Delaware with credentials in psychology.
A total of 164 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in Newark in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Newark's psychology schools was $21,094 per year for instate students and $34,794 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Newark. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,066 per year, on average, for room and board at Newark-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,786.
Many psychology graduates choose to work as psychology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Newark, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 390 psychology professionals in Delaware, 310 were working in the greater Newark area. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Newark will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Newark is $68,340 per year, which is the same as the average for psychology professionals state-wide.