Lancaster has a general population of 56,348 and an overall student population of 5,789. Approximately 2,175 of Lancaster's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Lancaster's largest psychology school is Franklin and Marshall College. Approximately 25 students graduated in 2010 from Franklin and Marshall College with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with a psychology degree from one of Lancaster's psychology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $39,980 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $700 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,430 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 Lancaster, your job prospects are not very good. There were 6,300 psychology professionals working in Pennsylvania and 250 working in the greater Lancaster area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of psychology professionals is expected to increase by 6% in Lancaster. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
As a psychology professional in Lancaster, you can expect to make an average salary of $63,310 per year. This is higher than the average salary for psychology professionals in the state.