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 school psychology programs.
Of the 1 school psychology schools in East Lansing, the largest school psychology school, by student population, is Michigan State University. In 2010, Michigan State University graduated approximately 22 students with credentials in school psychology.
A reported 29 students graduated with credentials in school psychology in East Lansing in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at East Lansing's school psychology schools was $20,994 per year for instate students and $37,457 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $962 for school psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the East Lansing-based school psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,394 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 East Lansing after graduating from school psychology school, you should know that job prospects for school psychologists in East Lansing, which is the most popular school psychology profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 24 school psychologists in Michigan were working in the greater East Lansing area. The government projects that the number of school psychologists in East Lansing will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for school psychologists.
As a school psychologist in East Lansing, you can expect to make an average salary of $56,090 per year. This is higher than the average salary for school psychologists in the state.