With an overall population of 54,069 and a student population of 11,241, approximately 10,820 of Wayne students attend one of Wayne's schools that offer psychology programs.
Of the 1 psychology schools in Wayne, the largest psychology school, by student population, is William Paterson University of New Jersey. In 2010, approximately 146 students graduated from the Psychology program at William Paterson University of New Jersey.
A reported 163 students graduated with credentials in psychology in Wayne in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,668 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Wayne psychology schools was an average of $31,422 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Wayne. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,870 per year, on average, for room and board at Wayne-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,688.
After graduating with your credentials in psychology, if you decide to work as a psychology professional in Wayne, your job prospects are not very good. There were 5,450 psychology professionals working in New Jersey and 5,820 working in the greater Wayne area in 2010. Wayne'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 Wayne is $80,790 per year, which is higher than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.