Virginia Beach has a general population of 425,257 and an overall student population of 20,302. Approximately 4,656 of Virginia Beach's students are enrolled in schools that offer clinical psychology programs.
The largest clinical psychology school in Virginia Beach, by student population, is Regent University. In 2010, Regent University graduated approximately 36 students from its clinical psychology program.
A total of 36 students graduated with credentials in clinical psychology from clinical psychology schools in Virginia Beach in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,290 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $880 for clinical psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,275 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $20,960.
After graduating with your credentials in clinical psychology, if you decide to work as a clinical psychologist in Virginia Beach, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 clinical psychologists in Virginia were working in the greater Virginia Beach area. Virginia Beach's clinical psychologist workforce is projected to increase by 33% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for clinical psychologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a clinical psychologist in Virginia Beach is $41,420 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for clinical psychologists.