With an overall population of 10,849 and a student population of 13,865, approximately 13,865 of Big Rapids students attend one of Big Rapids's schools that offer psychology programs.
Of the 1 psychology schools in Big Rapids, the largest psychology school, by student population, is Ferris State University. In 2010, Ferris State University graduated approximately 24 students with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a psychology degree from one of Big Rapids's psychology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,522 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Big Rapids psychology schools was an average of $28,812 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,940 per year, on average, for room and board at Big Rapids-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a psychology professional in Big Rapids, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 20 psychology professionals in Michigan were working in the greater Big Rapids area. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Big Rapids will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Big Rapids is $59,520 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.
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