There are 2 psychology schools in Jersey City, New Jersey. With an overall population of 240,055 and a student population of 21,515, approximately 11,521 of Jersey City students attend one of Jersey City's schools that offer psychology programs.
The largest psychology school in Jersey City, by student population, is New Jersey City University. In 2010, approximately 103 students graduated from the Psychology program at New Jersey City University.
In 2010, 143 students graduated with a psychology degree in Jersey City. Tuition in 2009 at Jersey City's psychology schools was $32,079 per year for instate students and $35,718 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,394 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Jersey City. And if you live on campus at one of the Jersey City-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $9,948 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $22,760.
Many psychology graduates choose to work as psychology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jersey City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,450 psychology professionals in New Jersey. Of these psychology professionals, 5,820 were working in the greater Jersey City area. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Jersey City will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
As a psychology professional in Jersey City, you can expect to make an average salary of $80,790 per year. This is higher than the average salary for psychology professionals in the state.
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