With an overall population of 24,040 and a student population of 750, approximately 750 of McKeesport students attend one of McKeesport's schools that offer psychology programs.
Of the 1 psychology schools in McKeesport, the largest psychology school, by student population, is Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny with credentials in psychology.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in psychology in McKeesport in 2010. If you decide to attend one of McKeesport's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $26,354 per year in instate tuition and $32,372 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,360 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,790 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,192.
If you plan on staying in McKeesport after graduating from psychology school, you should know that job prospects for psychology professionals in McKeesport, which is the most popular psychology profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 6,300 psychology professionals in Pennsylvania, 820 were working in the greater McKeesport area. By the year 2018, the number of psychology professionals is expected to increase by 6% in McKeesport. 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 McKeesport is $59,780 per year, which is higher than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.
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