With an overall population of 3,068 and a student population of 8,648, approximately 8,648 of Slippery Rock students attend one of Slippery Rock's schools that offer psychology programs.
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is the largest psychology school in Slippery Rock, based on student population. In 2010, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 45 students with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 89 students graduated with a psychology degree from one of Slippery Rock's psychology schools. Tuition in 2009 at Slippery Rock's psychology schools was $19,032 per year for instate students and $21,913 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,363 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,554 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many psychology graduates choose to work as psychology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Slippery Rock, 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 Slippery Rock area. Slippery Rock's psychology professional workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Slippery Rock is $59,780 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.