Peoria has a general population of 112,936 and an overall student population of 20,393. Approximately 5,800 of Peoria's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
The largest psychology school in Peoria, by student population, is Bradley University. In 2010, Bradley University graduated approximately 43 students from its psychology program.
A total of 43 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in Peoria in 2010. In 2009 tuition at psychology schools in Peoria was $24,224 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Peoria-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,650 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home 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 Peoria, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 5,640 psychology professionals in Illinois, 90 were working in the greater Peoria area. Peoria'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Peoria is $51,240 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.