Newark has a total population of 273,546 and a student population of 40,840. Of these students, 11,501 are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
The largest psychology school in Newark, by student population, is Rutgers University-Newark. Approximately 120 students graduated in 2010 from Rutgers University-Newark with credentials in psychology.
A reported 120 students graduated with credentials in psychology in Newark in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Newark's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $26,345 per year in instate tuition and $36,977 per year in out of state tuition.
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 Newark. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,155 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,689.
After graduating with your credentials in psychology, if you decide to work as a psychology professional in Newark, your job prospects are not very good. There were 5,450 psychology professionals working in New Jersey and 850 working in the greater Newark area in 2010. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Newark will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.