With an overall population of 1,220 and a student population of 2,651, approximately 2,651 of West Liberty students attend one of West Liberty's schools that offer psychology programs.
West Liberty University is the largest psychology school in West Liberty, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Psychology program at West Liberty University.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in West Liberty in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at West Liberty's psychology schools was $16,350 per year for instate students and $23,420 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in West Liberty. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,870 per year, on average, for room and board at West Liberty-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,455.
If you plan on staying in West Liberty after graduating from psychology school, you should know that job prospects for psychology professionals in West Liberty, which is the most popular psychology profession, are not very good. There were 850 psychology professionals working in West Virginia and 30 working in the greater West Liberty area in 2010. The number of psychology professionals in West Liberty is expected 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 West Liberty is $57,140 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.