Downers Grove has a general population of 48,724 and an overall student population of 2,066. Approximately 2,052 of Downers Grove's students are enrolled in schools that offer clinical psychology programs.
Midwestern University is the largest clinical psychology school in Downers Grove, based on student population. In 2010, Midwestern University graduated approximately 25 students from its clinical psychology program.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with a clinical psychology degree from one of Downers Grove's clinical psychology schools.
And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,566 per year, on average, for room and board at Downers Grove-based clinical psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many clinical psychology graduates choose to work as clinical psychologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Downers Grove, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,880 clinical psychologists in Illinois, 4,250 were working in the greater Downers Grove area. By the year 2018, the number of clinical psychologists is expected to increase by 26% in Downers Grove. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for clinical psychologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a clinical psychologist in Downers Grove is $36,550 per year, which is higher than the average for clinical psychologists state-wide.