East Lansing has a total population of 46,525 and a student population of 47,344. Of these students, 47,071 are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Michigan State University is the largest psychology school in East Lansing, based on student population. Approximately 396 students graduated in 2010 from Michigan State University with credentials in psychology.
A total of 425 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in East Lansing in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,994 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all East Lansing psychology schools was an average of $37,457 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $962 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,394 per year, on average, for room and board at East Lansing-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 East Lansing, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,950 psychology professionals in Michigan. Of these psychology professionals, 100 were working in the greater East Lansing area. By the year 2018, the number of psychology professionals is expected to increase by 5% in East Lansing. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
As a psychology professional in East Lansing, you can expect to make an average salary of $56,090 per year. This is higher than the average salary for psychology professionals in the state.