Decatur has a total population of 1,426 and a student population of 2,639. Of these students, 2,639 are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
The largest psychology school in Decatur, by student population, is East Central Community College. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Psychology program at East Central Community College.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a psychology degree in Decatur. If you decide to attend one of Decatur's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,410 per year in instate tuition and $11,510 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,240 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Decatur. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,990 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,420.
After graduating with your credentials in psychology, if you decide to work as a psychology professional in Decatur, your job prospects are average. There were 1,140 psychology professionals working in Mississippi and 50 working in the greater Decatur area in 2010. The number of psychology professionals in Decatur is expected to increase by 8% 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 Decatur is $50,930 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.