Ashland has a general population of 21,249 and an overall student population of 6,403. Approximately 6,300 of Ashland's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
The largest psychology school in Ashland, by student population, is Ashland University. Approximately 54 students graduated in 2010 from Ashland University with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 65 students graduated with a psychology degree in Ashland. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,646 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Ashland-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $9,352 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many psychology graduates choose to work as psychology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ashland, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,510 psychology professionals in Ohio. Of these psychology professionals, 120 were working in the greater Ashland area. The number of psychology professionals in Ashland is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Ashland is $82,350 per year, which is higher than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.