With an overall population of 27,428 and a student population of 4,144, approximately 4,065 of Valparaiso students attend one of Valparaiso's schools that offer school psychology programs.
Valparaiso University is the largest school psychology school in Valparaiso, based on student population. In 2010, Valparaiso University graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in school psychology.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in school psychology from school psychology schools in Valparaiso in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $28,320 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a school psychology program in Valparaiso. And if you live on campus at one of the Valparaiso-based school psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,960 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,160.
Many school psychology graduates choose to work as school psychologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Valparaiso, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 school psychologists in Indiana were working in the greater Valparaiso area. The number of school psychologists in Valparaiso is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for school psychologists.