Middletown has a general population of 9,242 and an overall student population of 4,012. Approximately 4,012 of Middletown's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg is the largest psychology school in Middletown, based on student population. In 2010, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg graduated approximately 42 students from its psychology program.
A reported 60 students graduated with credentials in psychology in Middletown in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Middletown's psychology schools was $26,854 per year for instate students and $33,182 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,360 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Middletown. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,840 per year, on average, for room and board at Middletown-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,692.
If you plan on staying in Middletown after graduating from psychology school, you should know that job prospects for psychology professionals in Middletown, which is the most popular psychology profession, are not very good. There were 6,300 psychology professionals working in Pennsylvania and 250 working in the greater Middletown area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of psychology professionals is expected to increase by 6% in Middletown. 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 Middletown is $70,690 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.
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