Shepherdstown has a total population of 803 and a student population of 4,256. Of these students, 4,256 are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Of the 1 psychology schools in Shepherdstown, the largest psychology school, by student population, is Shepherd University. In 2010, approximately 24 students graduated from the Psychology program at Shepherd University.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a psychology degree from one of Shepherdstown's psychology schools. Tuition in 2009 at Shepherdstown's psychology schools was $15,562 per year for instate students and $23,902 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Shepherdstown-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,228 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Shepherdstown after graduating from psychology school, you should know that job prospects for psychology professionals in Shepherdstown, which is the most popular psychology profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 0 psychology professionals in West Virginia were working in the greater Shepherdstown area. Shepherdstown's psychology professional workforce is projected to 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 Shepherdstown is $74,820 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.