Springfield has a total population of 152,082 and a student population of 20,020. Of these students, 3,414 are enrolled in schools that offer school psychology programs.
American International College is the largest school psychology school in Springfield, based on student population. In 2010, American International College graduated approximately 17 students from its school psychology program.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a school psychology degree from one of Springfield's school psychology schools. In 2009 tuition at school psychology schools in Springfield was $25,550 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for school psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,600 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $29,646.
After graduating with your credentials in school psychology, if you decide to work as a school psychologist in Springfield, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 6,480 school psychologists in Massachusetts, 620 were working in the greater Springfield area. The number of school psychologists in Springfield is expected to 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 Springfield is $82,680 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for school psychologists.