Lakewood has a general population of 36,065 and an overall student population of 9,996. Approximately 3,023 of Lakewood's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Georgian Court University is the largest psychology school in Lakewood, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 129 students graduated from the Psychology program at Georgian Court University.
A reported 161 students graduated with credentials in psychology in Lakewood in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,490 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,350 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,386 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $30,040.
If you decide to work as a psychology professional in Lakewood, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 psychology professionals in New Jersey were working in the greater Lakewood area. Lakewood's psychology professional workforce is projected to increase by 4% 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 Lakewood is $75,530 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.