Medford has a general population of 55,765 and an overall student population of 10,678. Approximately 10,252 of Medford's students are enrolled in schools that offer school psychology programs.
The largest school psychology school in Medford, by student population, is Tufts University. Approximately 27 students graduated in 2010 from Tufts University with credentials in school psychology.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a school psychology certificate in Medford. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $40,342 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for school psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Medford-based school psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $10,746 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 Medford after graduating from school psychology school, you should know that job prospects for school psychologists in Medford, which is the most popular school psychology profession, are not very good. There were 6,480 school psychologists working in Massachusetts and 1,950 working in the greater Medford area in 2010. The government projects that the number of school psychologists in Medford will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for school psychologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a school psychologist in Medford is $71,340 per year, which is lower than the average for school psychologists state-wide.