Athens has a total population of 21,342 and a student population of 22,647. Of these students, 22,647 are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Of the 1 psychology schools in Athens, the largest psychology school, by student population, is Ohio University-Main Campus. In 2010, Ohio University-Main Campus graduated approximately 167 students with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 197 students graduated with a psychology degree from one of Athens's psychology schools. Tuition in 2009 at Athens's psychology schools was $22,905 per year for instate students and $31,869 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $873 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Athens-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $9,408 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Athens after graduating from psychology school, you should know that job prospects for psychology professionals in Athens, which is the most popular psychology profession, are not very good. There were 4,510 psychology professionals working in Ohio and 130 working in the greater Athens area in 2010. Athens's psychology professional workforce is projected to 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 Athens is $77,770 per year, which is higher than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.