With an overall population of 56,554 and a student population of 13,507, approximately 12,068 of Hempstead students attend one of Hempstead's schools that offer school psychology programs.
Hofstra University is the largest school psychology school in Hempstead, based on student population. In 2010, Hofstra University graduated approximately 28 students from its school psychology program.
A reported 28 students graduated with credentials in school psychology in Hempstead in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $30,130 per year in tuition costs.
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 school 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 school psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,022.
After graduating with your credentials in school psychology, if you decide to work as a school psychologist in Hempstead, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 14,690 school psychologists in New York. Of these school psychologists, 1,570 were working in the greater Hempstead area. By the year 2018, the number of school psychologists is expected to increase by 4% in Hempstead. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for school psychologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a school psychologist in Hempstead is $90,530 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for school psychologists.