Cedar Falls has a general population of 36,145 and an overall student population of 13,400. Approximately 13,303 of Cedar Falls's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Of the 1 psychology schools in Cedar Falls, the largest psychology school, by student population, is University of Northern Iowa. In 2010, University of Northern Iowa graduated approximately 110 students with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 136 students graduated with a psychology degree from one of Cedar Falls's psychology schools. If you decide to attend one of Cedar Falls's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,077 per year in instate tuition and $26,341 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,035 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Cedar Falls. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,960 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,097.
Many psychology graduates choose to work as psychology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Cedar Falls, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,350 psychology professionals working in Iowa and 50 working in the greater Cedar Falls area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of psychology professionals is expected to increase by 7% in Cedar Falls. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Cedar Falls is $49,140 per year, which is lower than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.