West Long Branch has a total population of 8,258 and a student population of 6,499. Of these students, 6,499 are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Monmouth University is the largest psychology school in West Long Branch, based on student population. In 2010, Monmouth University graduated approximately 79 students from its psychology program.
A total of 79 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in West Long Branch in 2010. In 2009 tuition at psychology schools in West Long Branch was $25,014 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the West Long Branch-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $10,342 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,921.
Many psychology graduates choose to work as psychology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in West Long Branch, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,450 psychology professionals in New Jersey. Of these psychology professionals, 670 were working in the greater West Long Branch area. The number of psychology professionals in West Long Branch is expected 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 West Long Branch is $75,530 per year, which is lower than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.
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