With an overall population of 1,102 and a student population of 2,882, approximately 2,882 of Athens students attend one of Athens's schools that offer psychology programs.
Athens's largest psychology school is Concord University. Approximately 21 students graduated in 2010 from Concord University with credentials in psychology.
A total of 21 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in Athens in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Athens's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,756 per year in instate tuition and $21,832 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,766 per year, on average, for room and board at Athens-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 Athens, your job prospects are not very good. There were 850 psychology professionals working in West Virginia and 120 working in the greater Athens area in 2010. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Athens will increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Athens is $36,920 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.