With an overall population of 20,909 and a student population of 8,944, approximately 4,300 of Portsmouth students attend one of Portsmouth's schools that offer psychology programs.
The largest psychology school in Portsmouth, by student population, is Shawnee State University. In 2010, Shawnee State University graduated approximately 30 students from its psychology program.
A reported 30 students graduated with credentials in psychology in Portsmouth in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Portsmouth's psychology schools was $18,350 per year for instate students and $22,694 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,440 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Portsmouth. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,944 per year, on average, for room and board at Portsmouth-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in psychology, if you decide to work as a psychology professional in Portsmouth, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,510 psychology professionals in Ohio. Of these psychology professionals, 130 were working in the greater Portsmouth area. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Portsmouth will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
As a psychology professional in Portsmouth, you can expect to make an average salary of $77,770 per year. This is higher than the average salary for psychology professionals in the state.