West Chester has a total population of 17,861 and a student population of 14,211. Of these students, 14,211 are enrolled in schools that offer clinical psychology programs.
West Chester University of Pennsylvania is the largest clinical psychology school in West Chester, based on student population. In 2010, West Chester University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 37 students with credentials in clinical psychology.
A total of 37 students graduated with credentials in clinical psychology from clinical psychology schools in West Chester in 2010. If you decide to attend one of West Chester's clinical psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,967 per year in instate tuition and $28,299 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,320 for clinical psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the West Chester-based clinical psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,214 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,939.
If you decide to work as a clinical psychologist in West Chester, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 14,900 clinical psychologists in Pennsylvania. Of these clinical psychologists, 6,760 were working in the greater West Chester area. The number of clinical psychologists in West Chester is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for clinical psychologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a clinical psychologist in West Chester is $34,130 per year, which is lower than the average for clinical psychologists state-wide.