Oakdale has a general population of 8,075 and an overall student population of 5,532. Approximately 5,532 of Oakdale's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
The largest psychology school in Oakdale, by student population, is Dowling College. In 2010, Dowling College graduated approximately 42 students from its psychology program.
In 2010, 42 students graduated with a psychology degree in Oakdale. In 2009 tuition at psychology schools in Oakdale was $22,850 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,200 per year, on average, for room and board at Oakdale-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,950.
After graduating with your credentials in psychology, if you decide to work as a psychology professional in Oakdale, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 psychology professionals in New York were working in the greater Oakdale area. Oakdale's psychology professional workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
As a psychology professional in Oakdale, 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.