Belton has a general population of 14,623 and an overall student population of 2,689. Approximately 2,689 of Belton's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
The largest psychology school in Belton, by student population, is University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. In 2010, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor graduated approximately 34 students from its psychology program.
In 2010, 35 students graduated with a psychology degree from one of Belton's psychology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,650 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,350 per year, on average, for room and board at Belton-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a psychology professional in Belton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,980 psychology professionals in Texas, 80 were working in the greater Belton area. The number of psychology professionals in Belton is expected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Belton is $54,380 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.