Poughkeepsie has a total population of 29,871 and a student population of 18,858. Of these students, 6,179 are enrolled in schools that offer school psychology programs.
The largest school psychology school in Poughkeepsie, by student population, is Marist College. In 2010, Marist College graduated approximately 17 students from its school psychology program.
A reported 30 students graduated with credentials in school psychology in Poughkeepsie in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,605 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,350 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a school psychology program in Poughkeepsie. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,225 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $30,095.
If you decide to work as a school psychologist in Poughkeepsie, your job prospects are not very good. There were 14,690 school psychologists working in New York and 440 working in the greater Poughkeepsie area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of school psychologists is expected to increase by 4% in Poughkeepsie. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for school psychologists.
As a school psychologist in Poughkeepsie, you can expect to make an average salary of $73,520 per year. This is higher than the average salary for school psychologists in the state.