With an overall population of 11,260 and a student population of 1,450, approximately 1,450 of Palos Heights students attend one of Palos Heights's schools that offer psychology programs.
Palos Heights's largest psychology school is Trinity Christian College. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Trinity Christian College with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a psychology degree in Palos Heights. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,959 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,910 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many psychology graduates choose to work as psychology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Palos Heights, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 5,640 psychology professionals in Illinois. Of these psychology professionals, 2,980 were working in the greater Palos Heights area. Palos Heights's psychology professional workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
As a psychology professional in Palos Heights, you can expect to make an average salary of $70,120 per year. This is higher than the average salary for psychology professionals in the state.