Laramie has a total population of 27,204 and a student population of 13,654. Of these students, 12,427 are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Laramie's largest psychology school is University of Wyoming. In 2010, University of Wyoming graduated approximately 112 students with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 112 students graduated with a psychology degree in Laramie. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,020 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Laramie psychology schools was an average of $23,940 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,006 per year, on average, for room and board at Laramie-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Laramie after graduating from psychology school, you should know that job prospects for psychology professionals in Laramie, which is the most popular psychology profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 psychology professionals in Wyoming were working in the greater Laramie area. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Laramie 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 Laramie is $45,580 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.