Chester has a general population of 36,854 and an overall student population of 4,814. Approximately 4,814 of Chester's students are enrolled in schools that offer clinical psychology programs.
Widener University-Main Campus is the largest clinical psychology school in Chester, based on student population. In 2010, Widener University-Main Campus graduated approximately 69 students with credentials in clinical psychology.
A total of 69 students graduated with credentials in clinical psychology from clinical psychology schools in Chester in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $31,840 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a clinical psychology program in Chester. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,270 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $35,335.
After graduating with your credentials in clinical psychology, if you decide to work as a clinical psychologist in Chester, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 clinical psychologists in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Chester area. Chester's clinical psychologist workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for clinical psychologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a clinical psychologist in Chester is $34,130 per year, which is lower than the average for clinical psychologists state-wide.