If you decide that you want to get a psychology degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 psychology schools in Waterville, Maine. With an overall population of 15,605 and a student population of 2,835, approximately 2,835 of Waterville students attend one of Waterville's schools that offer psychology programs.
Colby College is the largest psychology school in Waterville, based on student population. Approximately 35 students graduated in 2010 from Colby College with credentials in psychology.
A reported 47 students graduated with credentials in psychology in Waterville in 2010. If you decide to attend a psychology school in Waterville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,440.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $750 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,410 per year, on average, for room and board at Waterville-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,840.
If you plan on staying in Waterville after graduating from psychology school, you should know that job prospects for psychology professionals in Waterville, which is the most popular psychology profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 690 psychology professionals in Maine, 110 were working in the greater Waterville area. Waterville's psychology professional workforce is projected to increase by 4% 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 Waterville is $64,190 per year, which is higher than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.