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Psychology Schools in Jackson, Mississippi

Psychology Schools in Jackson, MS

Jackson, Mississippi has 3 psychology schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in psychology. With an overall population of 184,256 and a student population of 16,993, approximately 12,783 of Jackson students attend one of Jackson's schools that offer psychology programs.

Of the 3 psychology schools in Jackson, the largest psychology school, by student population, is Jackson State University. In 2010, Jackson State University graduated approximately 37 students with credentials in psychology.

A total of 78 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in Jackson in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $28,534 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Jackson psychology schools was an average of $30,776 per year in 2009.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,516 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,189 per year, on average, for room and board at Jackson-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,634.

Psychology Salaries and Career Outlook in Jackson

After graduating with your credentials in psychology, if you decide to work as a psychology professional in Jackson, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 1,140 psychology professionals in Mississippi. Of these psychology professionals, 210 were working in the greater Jackson area. The number of psychology professionals in Jackson is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.

As a psychology professional in Jackson, you can expect to make an average salary of $45,770 per year. This is higher than the average salary for psychology professionals in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Psychology Degree in Jackson
  • Associates Degree in Psychology
  • Bachelors Degree in Psychology
  • Psychology Classes
  • Psychology Courses
  • Psychology Training

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  1. 1Jackson State UniversityJackson State University

    Address:
    1440 J R Lynch St, Jackson, Mississippi 39217

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Belhaven UniversityBelhaven University

    Address:
    1500 Peachtree St, Jackson, Mississippi 39202

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  3. 3Millsaps CollegeMillsaps College

    Address:
    1701 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39210-0001

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

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