Ames has a general population of 50,731 and an overall student population of 28,104. Approximately 27,945 of Ames's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Iowa State University is the largest psychology school in Ames, based on student population. In 2010, Iowa State University graduated approximately 144 students with credentials in psychology.
A total of 144 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in Ames in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Ames's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,366 per year in instate tuition and $29,586 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,277 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,175.
Many psychology graduates choose to work as psychology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ames, your job prospects are not very good. Ames's psychology professional workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.