With an overall population of 478,403 and a student population of 73,051, approximately 16,216 of Cleveland students attend one of Cleveland's schools that offer clinical psychology programs.
Cleveland State University is the largest clinical psychology school in Cleveland, based on student population. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from Cleveland State University with credentials in clinical psychology.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a clinical psychology certificate from one of Cleveland's clinical psychology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,300 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cleveland clinical psychology schools was an average of $25,043 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a clinical psychology program in Cleveland. And if you live on campus at one of the Cleveland-based clinical psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $10,250 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,070.
Many clinical psychology graduates choose to work as clinical psychologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Cleveland, your job prospects are good. There were 4,110 clinical psychologists working in Ohio and 820 working in the greater Cleveland area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of clinical psychologists is expected to increase by 23% in Cleveland. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for clinical psychologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a clinical psychologist in Cleveland is $38,380 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for clinical psychologists.