Knoxville has a total population of 173,890 and a student population of 43,565. Of these students, 29,934 are enrolled in schools that offer school psychology programs.
The largest school psychology school in Knoxville, by student population, is The University of Tennessee. In 2010, The University of Tennessee graduated approximately 58 students from its school psychology program.
A total of 58 students graduated with credentials in school psychology from school psychology schools in Knoxville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,780 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Knoxville school psychology schools was an average of $36,098 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,366 for school psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many school psychology graduates choose to work as school psychologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Knoxville, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 2,710 school psychologists in Tennessee, 170 were working in the greater Knoxville area. Knoxville's school psychologist workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for school psychologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a school psychologist in Knoxville is $67,970 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for school psychologists.