With an overall population of 14,950 and a student population of 10,117, approximately 10,071 of Murray students attend one of Murray's schools that offer psychology programs.
Of the 1 psychology schools in Murray, the largest psychology school, by student population, is Murray State University. In 2010, Murray State University graduated approximately 14 students from its psychology program.
A reported 24 students graduated with credentials in psychology in Murray in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Murray's psychology schools was $16,210 per year for instate students and $26,470 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $990 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Murray-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $6,562 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Murray after graduating from psychology school, you should know that job prospects for psychology professionals in Murray, which is the most popular psychology profession, are average. In 2010, of the 1,440 psychology professionals in Kentucky, 40 were working in the greater Murray area. Murray's psychology professional workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. 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 Murray is $54,670 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.