With an overall population of 48,465 and a student population of 18,337, approximately 18,337 of Edinburg students attend one of Edinburg's schools that offer psychology programs.
The largest psychology school in Edinburg, by student population, is The University of Texas-Pan American. In 2010, approximately 150 students graduated from the Psychology program at The University of Texas-Pan American.
In 2010, 178 students graduated with a psychology degree in Edinburg. Tuition in 2009 at Edinburg's psychology schools was $14,469 per year for instate students and $21,117 per year for out of state students.
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 $5,294 per year, on average, for room and board at Edinburg-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,843.
If you decide to work as a psychology professional in Edinburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 75 psychology professionals in Texas were working in the greater Edinburg area. The number of psychology professionals in Edinburg is expected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Edinburg is $72,480 per year, which is higher than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.