Garden City has a general population of 21,672 and an overall student population of 31,060. Approximately 7,951 of Garden City's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
The largest psychology school in Garden City, by student population, is Adelphi University. Approximately 192 students graduated in 2010 from Adelphi University with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 249 students graduated with a psychology degree in Garden City. If you decide to attend a psychology school in Garden City, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $26,230.
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 Garden City-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $10,990 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,730.
After graduating with your credentials in psychology, if you decide to work as a psychology professional in Garden City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 14,690 psychology professionals in New York. Of these psychology professionals, 1,570 were working in the greater Garden City area. Garden City's psychology professional workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
As a psychology professional in Garden City, you can expect to make an average salary of $90,530 per year. This is higher than the average salary for psychology professionals in the state.