If you decide that you want to get a clinical psychology degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 clinical psychology schools in Dayton, Ohio. With an overall population of 166,179 and a student population of 59,378, approximately 28,466 of Dayton students attend one of Dayton's schools that offer clinical psychology programs.
Dayton's largest clinical psychology school is Wright State University-Main Campus. In 2010, Wright State University-Main Campus graduated approximately 57 students from its clinical psychology program.
A reported 68 students graduated with credentials in clinical psychology in Dayton in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Dayton's clinical psychology schools was $31,555 per year for instate students and $35,086 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,418 for clinical psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Dayton-based clinical psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $8,540 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,096.
If you plan on staying in Dayton after graduating from clinical psychology school, you should know that job prospects for clinical psychologists in Dayton, which is the most popular clinical psychology profession, are good. In 2010, there were 4,110 clinical psychologists in Ohio. Of these clinical psychologists, 350 were working in the greater Dayton area. By the year 2018, the number of clinical psychologists is expected to increase by 23% in Dayton. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for clinical psychologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a clinical psychologist in Dayton is $46,770 per year, which is higher than the average for clinical psychologists state-wide.