The largest psychology school in Institute, by student population, is West Virginia State University. Approximately 26 students graduated in 2010 from West Virginia State University with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a psychology degree in Institute. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,096 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Institute psychology schools was an average of $21,336 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,152 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Institute. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,070 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a psychology professional in Institute, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 850 psychology professionals in West Virginia, 100 were working in the greater Institute area. By the year 2018, the number of psychology professionals is expected to increase by 1% in Institute. 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 Institute is $46,190 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.