Decatur has a total population of 18,147 and a student population of 27,990. Of these students, 868 are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
The largest psychology school in Decatur, by student population, is Agnes Scott College. In 2010, approximately 19 students graduated from the Psychology program at Agnes Scott College.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a psychology degree from one of Decatur's psychology schools. If you decide to attend a psychology school in Decatur, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $30,105.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,850 per year, on average, for room and board at Decatur-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a psychology professional in Decatur, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 psychology professionals in Georgia were working in the greater Decatur area. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Decatur will increase by 26% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Decatur is $66,810 per year, which is higher than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.