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 sports psychology programs.
The largest sports psychology school in Mount Pleasant, by student population, is Central Michigan University. In 2010, Central Michigan University graduated approximately 77 students from its sports psychology program.
In 2010, 77 students graduated with a sports psychology degree in Mount Pleasant. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,297 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Mount Pleasant sports psychology schools was an average of $33,797 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a sports psychology program in Mount Pleasant. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,896 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a sports psychologist in Mount Pleasant, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,950 sports psychologists in Michigan, 120 were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. Mount Pleasant's sports psychologist workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for sports psychologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a sports psychologist in Mount Pleasant is $59,520 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for sports psychologists.