Fairmont has a general population of 19,097 and an overall student population of 7,406. Approximately 4,574 of Fairmont's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Fairmont's largest psychology school is Fairmont State University. In 2010, approximately 36 students graduated from the Psychology program at Fairmont State University.
In 2010, 36 students graduated with a psychology degree in Fairmont. If you decide to attend one of Fairmont's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,872 per year in instate tuition and $21,604 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Fairmont-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $6,570 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a psychology professional in Fairmont, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 psychology professionals in West Virginia were working in the greater Fairmont area. Fairmont's psychology professional workforce is projected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. 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 Fairmont is $49,790 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.