Union has a total population of 54,405 and a student population of 17,065. Of these students, 15,051 are enrolled in schools that offer school psychology programs.
Of the 1 school psychology schools in Union, the largest school psychology school, by student population, is Kean University. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the School Psychology program at Kean University.
A reported 20 students graduated with credentials in school psychology in Union in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,184 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Union school psychology schools was an average of $29,819 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,800 for school 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 school psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,204.
If you plan on staying in Union after graduating from school psychology school, you should know that job prospects for school psychologists in Union, which is the most popular school psychology profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,450 school psychologists in New Jersey. Of these school psychologists, 850 were working in the greater Union area. By the year 2018, the number of school psychologists is expected to increase by 4% in Union. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for school psychologists.