Portland has a total population of 529,121 and a student population of 80,848. Of these students, 3,523 are enrolled in schools that offer school psychology programs.
Lewis & Clark College is the largest school psychology school in Portland, based on student population. Approximately 18 students graduated in 2010 from Lewis & Clark College with credentials in school psychology.
A reported 18 students graduated with credentials in school psychology in Portland in 2010. If you decide to attend a school psychology school in Portland, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $35,233.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,050 for school psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,320 per year, on average, for room and board at Portland-based school psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a school psychologist in Portland, your job prospects are good. There were 1,110 school psychologists working in Oregon and 830 working in the greater Portland area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of school psychologists is expected to increase by 17% in Portland. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for school psychologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a school psychologist in Portland is $67,310 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for school psychologists.