Mount Pleasant has a general population of 25,946 and an overall student population of 27,472. Approximately 27,247 of Mount Pleasant's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Mount Pleasant's largest psychology school is Central Michigan University. In 2010, Central Michigan University graduated approximately 178 students with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 206 students graduated with a psychology degree from one of Mount Pleasant's psychology schools. If you decide to attend one of Mount Pleasant's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,297 per year in instate tuition and $33,797 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,896 per year, on average, for room and board at Mount Pleasant-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in psychology, if you decide to work as a psychology professional in Mount Pleasant, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 20 psychology professionals in Michigan were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Mount Pleasant will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Mount Pleasant is $59,520 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.