Great Bend has a general population of 15,345 and an overall student population of 4,237. Approximately 4,237 of Great Bend's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Of the 1 psychology schools in Great Bend, the largest psychology school, by student population, is Barton County Community College. In 2010, Barton County Community College graduated approximately 5 students from its psychology program.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in Great Bend in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,006 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Great Bend psychology schools was an average of $14,552 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,036 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,341 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,665.
If you decide to work as a psychology professional in Great Bend, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,840 psychology professionals in Kansas. Of these psychology professionals, 400 were working in the greater Great Bend area. Great Bend's psychology professional workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
As a psychology professional in Great Bend, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,780 per year. This is lower than the average salary for psychology professionals in the state.