New Brunswick has a total population of 48,573 and a student population of 37,571. Of these students, 37,366 are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Rutgers University-New Brunswick is the largest psychology school in New Brunswick, based on student population. Approximately 697 students graduated in 2010 from Rutgers University-New Brunswick with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 702 students graduated with a psychology degree in New Brunswick. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,338 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all New Brunswick psychology schools was an average of $37,510 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,431 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in New Brunswick. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,676 per year, on average, for room and board at New Brunswick-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,161.
After graduating with your credentials in psychology, if you decide to work as a psychology professional in New Brunswick, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 psychology professionals in New Jersey were working in the greater New Brunswick area. By the year 2018, the number of psychology professionals is expected to increase by 4% in New Brunswick. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in New Brunswick is $75,530 per year, which is lower than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.