Scottsbluff has a total population of 14,732 and a student population of 2,353. Of these students, 2,304 are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Scottsbluff's largest psychology school is Western Nebraska Community College. In 2010, Western Nebraska Community College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a psychology degree from one of Scottsbluff's psychology schools. If you decide to attend one of Scottsbluff's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,051 per year in instate tuition and $12,339 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,080 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Scottsbluff. And if you live on campus at one of the Scottsbluff-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $5,228 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,390.
Many psychology graduates choose to work as psychology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Scottsbluff, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 870 psychology professionals in Nebraska. Of these psychology professionals, 40 were working in the greater Scottsbluff area. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Scottsbluff will increase by 9% 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 Scottsbluff is $59,640 per year, which is lower than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.