Central has a total population of 3,522 and a student population of 2,382. Of these students, 2,382 are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Southern Wesleyan University is the largest psychology school in Central, based on student population. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from Southern Wesleyan University with credentials in psychology.
A total of 15 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in Central in 2010. In 2009 tuition at psychology schools in Central was $18,700 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $950 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Central-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,500.
If you decide to work as a psychology professional in Central, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 psychology professionals in South Carolina were working in the greater Central area. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Central will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
As a psychology professional in Central, you can expect to make an average salary of $49,530 per year. This is lower than the average salary for psychology professionals in the state.