With an overall population of 72,664 and a student population of 3,652, approximately 1,226 of Wilmington students attend one of Wilmington's schools that offer psychology programs.
Of the 1 psychology schools in Wilmington, the largest psychology school, by student population, is Goldey-Beacom College. In 2010, Goldey-Beacom College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in psychology.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,880 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $887 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Wilmington-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,132 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,598.
Many psychology graduates choose to work as psychology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wilmington, your job prospects are average. There were 390 psychology professionals working in Delaware and 310 working in the greater Wilmington area in 2010. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Wilmington 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 Wilmington is $68,340 per year, which is the same as the average for psychology professionals state-wide.