Buffalo has a total population of 292,648 and a student population of 73,039. Of these students, 4,774 are enrolled in schools that offer sports psychology programs.
Canisius College is the largest sports psychology school in Buffalo, based on student population. In 2010, Canisius College graduated approximately 8 students from its sports psychology program.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in sports psychology from sports psychology schools in Buffalo in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $29,512 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $700 for sports psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,646 per year, on average, for room and board at Buffalo-based sports psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $32,772.
If you plan on staying in Buffalo after graduating from sports psychology school, you should know that job prospects for sports psychologists in Buffalo, which is the most popular sports psychology profession, are not very good. There were 14,690 sports psychologists working in New York and 360 working in the greater Buffalo area in 2010. The number of sports psychologists in Buffalo is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for sports psychologists.
As a sports psychologist in Buffalo, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,280 per year. This is lower than the average salary for sports psychologists in the state.