Rock Springs has a general population of 18,708 and an overall student population of 4,079. Approximately 4,079 of Rock Springs's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Of the 1 psychology schools in Rock Springs, the largest psychology school, by student population, is Western Wyoming Community College. In 2010, approximately 20 students graduated from the Psychology program at Western Wyoming Community College.
A total of 20 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in Rock Springs in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Rock Springs's psychology schools was $7,852 per year for instate students and $11,116 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,023 per year, on average, for room and board at Rock Springs-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,794.
If you decide to work as a psychology professional in Rock Springs, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 psychology professionals in Wyoming were working in the greater Rock Springs area. Rock Springs's psychology professional workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
As a psychology professional in Rock Springs, you can expect to make an average salary of $67,920 per year. This is higher than the average salary for psychology professionals in the state.