Union has a general population of 54,405 and an overall student population of 17,065. Approximately 15,051 of Union's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
The largest psychology school in Union, by student population, is Kean University. In 2010, Kean University graduated approximately 243 students from its psychology program.
A total of 285 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in Union in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Union's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $25,184 per year in instate tuition and $29,819 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,800 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,237 per year, on average, for room and board at Union-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,204.
Many psychology graduates choose to work as psychology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Union, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 psychology professionals in New Jersey were working in the greater Union area. The number of psychology professionals in Union is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.