Hempstead has a general population of 56,554 and an overall student population of 13,507. Approximately 12,068 of Hempstead's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
The largest psychology school in Hempstead, by student population, is Hofstra University. Approximately 151 students graduated in 2010 from Hofstra University with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 233 students graduated with a psychology degree from one of Hempstead's psychology schools. If you decide to attend a psychology school in Hempstead, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $30,130.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Hempstead. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,330 per year, on average, for room and board at Hempstead-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,022.
After graduating with your credentials in psychology, if you decide to work as a psychology professional in Hempstead, your job prospects are not very good. There were 14,690 psychology professionals working in New York and 1,570 working in the greater Hempstead area in 2010. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Hempstead will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Hempstead is $90,530 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.