With an overall population of 6,286 and a student population of 3,710, approximately 855 of Monaca students attend one of Monaca's schools that offer psychology programs.
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver is the largest psychology school in Monaca, based on student population. In 2010, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver graduated approximately 18 students with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a psychology degree from one of Monaca's psychology schools. Tuition in 2009 at Monaca's psychology schools was $26,354 per year for instate students and $32,372 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 Monaca. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,790 per year, on average, for room and board at Monaca-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,192.
Many psychology graduates choose to work as psychology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Monaca, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 6,300 psychology professionals in Pennsylvania. Of these psychology professionals, 820 were working in the greater Monaca area. The number of psychology professionals in Monaca is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
As a psychology professional in Monaca, you can expect to make an average salary of $59,780 per year. This is higher than the average salary for psychology professionals in the state.