Cheyenne has a general population of 53,011 and an overall student population of 5,117. Approximately 4,905 of Cheyenne's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
The largest psychology school in Cheyenne, by student population, is Laramie County Community College. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Psychology program at Laramie County Community College.
A total of 12 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in Cheyenne in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,560 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cheyenne psychology schools was an average of $14,824 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,066 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Cheyenne. And if you live on campus at one of the Cheyenne-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $6,832 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,134.
After graduating with your credentials in psychology, if you decide to work as a psychology professional in Cheyenne, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 330 psychology professionals in Wyoming, 40 were working in the greater Cheyenne area. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Cheyenne will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Cheyenne is $77,020 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.