Ruston has a total population of 20,546 and a student population of 11,282. Of these students, 11,264 are enrolled in schools that offer school psychology programs.
The largest school psychology school in Ruston, by student population, is Louisiana Tech University. In 2010, Louisiana Tech University graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in school psychology.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a school psychology degree from one of Ruston's school psychology schools. If you decide to attend one of Ruston's school psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,534 per year in instate tuition and $20,931 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a school psychology program in Ruston. And if you live on campus at one of the Ruston-based school psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $5,055 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a school psychologist in Ruston, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of school psychologists is expected to increase by 14% in Ruston. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for school psychologists.