If you are interested in pursuing psychology, you may want to consider attending one of the 3 psychology schools in Dayton, Ohio. With an overall population of 166,179 and a student population of 59,378, approximately 50,027 of Dayton students attend one of Dayton's schools that offer psychology programs.
Wright State University-Main Campus is the largest psychology school in Dayton, based on student population. Approximately 163 students graduated in 2010 from Wright State University-Main Campus with credentials in psychology.
A reported 459 students graduated with credentials in psychology in Dayton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $31,555 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Dayton psychology schools was an average of $35,086 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,319 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,540 per year, on average, for room and board at Dayton-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,274.
If you plan on staying in Dayton after graduating from psychology school, you should know that job prospects for psychology professionals in Dayton, which is the most popular psychology profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,510 psychology professionals in Ohio, 230 were working in the greater Dayton area. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Dayton will 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 Dayton is $71,140 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.
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