Rensselaer has a general population of 5,294 and an overall student population of 1,011. Approximately 1,011 of Rensselaer's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Saint Josephs College is the largest psychology school in Rensselaer, based on student population. In 2010, Saint Josephs College graduated approximately 5 students from its psychology program.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in psychology in Rensselaer in 2010. In 2009 tuition at psychology schools in Rensselaer was $24,530 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Rensselaer-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,420 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 Rensselaer, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,570 psychology professionals in Indiana. Of these psychology professionals, 160 were working in the greater Rensselaer area. By the year 2018, the number of psychology professionals is expected to increase by 15% in Rensselaer. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.