Murfreesboro has a general population of 68,816 and an overall student population of 25,929. Approximately 25,188 of Murfreesboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
The largest psychology school in Murfreesboro, by student population, is Middle Tennessee State University. In 2010, Middle Tennessee State University graduated approximately 196 students from its psychology program.
A reported 217 students graduated with credentials in psychology in Murfreesboro in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,878 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Murfreesboro psychology schools was an average of $28,806 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,754 per year, on average, for room and board at Murfreesboro-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,124.
If you decide to work as a psychology professional in Murfreesboro, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 2,710 psychology professionals in Tennessee. Of these psychology professionals, 380 were working in the greater Murfreesboro area. By the year 2018, the number of psychology professionals is expected to increase by 8% in Murfreesboro. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Murfreesboro is $55,290 per year, which is lower than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.