Wilmington has a general population of 11,921 and an overall student population of 1,602. Approximately 1,602 of Wilmington's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Wilmington's largest psychology school is Wilmington College. In 2010, approximately 16 students graduated from the Psychology program at Wilmington College.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a psychology degree from one of Wilmington's psychology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,286 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,275 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Wilmington. And if you live on campus at one of the Wilmington-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $8,272 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,161.
Many psychology graduates choose to work as psychology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wilmington, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 20 psychology professionals in Ohio were working in the greater Wilmington area. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Wilmington will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Wilmington is $77,770 per year, which is higher than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.