School Psychology in Georgia

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Schools Offering School Psychology Programs in Georgia


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Georgia students graduate with degrees in school psychology. That means an estimated 93 school psychologists graduate from Georgia's 4 school psychology schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Georgia, which is located in Athens, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a school psychology program. It received a ranking of 15th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Georgia graduated 46 students from its school psychology program. University of Georgia charged in-state students $8,736 in tuition fees per year.

Georgia State University, which was ranked 32nd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a school psychology program. It is located in Atlanta. In 2010, 51 students graduated from Georgia State University school psychology program. The tuition rate at Georgia State University was $8,698 per year.

The third-ranked school in Georgia with a school psychology program is Valdosta State University, which is located in Valdosta. In 2010, it was ranked 41st nationwide. Valdosta State University charged in-state students $5,406 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Georgia's school psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $7,045 per year, though tuition can range from $8,736 per year to $5,340 per year. In 2010, the following Georgia school psychology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Georgia - located in Athens, students are charged $8,736 per year
  2. Georgia State University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $8,698 per year
  3. Valdosta State University - located in Valdosta, students are charged $5,406 per year

The school psychology schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Georgia were:

  1. Georgia Southern University - located in Statesboro, students are charged $5,340 per year
  2. Valdosta State University - located in Valdosta, students are charged $5,406 per year
  3. Georgia State University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $8,698 per year

A school psychology degree from a Georgia school... what next?

The highest percentage of school psychology graduates in Georgia pursue careers as a school psychologist. 2,820 school psychologists were working in Georgia in 2010. The Georgia counties with the largest populations of school psychologists are:

  1. Barrow County - 1,530 school psychologists
  2. Hall County - 80 school psychologists
  3. Appling County - 80 school psychologists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of school psychologists is expected to grow by 26% by 2018. There are projected to be 3,540 school psychologists working in the Georgia then.

Salary

A school psychologist in Georgia earns $70,080 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Georgia school psychologists earned as little as less than $24,980 per year or as much as more than $135,630 per year. The counties in Georgia with the highest average salary for a school psychologist are:

  1. Banks County - $78,680 per year
  2. Bibb County - $78,260 per year
  3. Appling County - $78,080 per year

The following counties in Georgia have the lowest average salaries for school psychologists:

  1. Hall County - $54,210 per year
  2. Baldwin County - $57,670 per year
  3. Bulloch County - $63,550 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in school psychology in Georgia and to compare salaries with various related fields such as educational leadership or speech therapy, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in School Psychology in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in School Psychology in Georgia
  • Doctoral Degree in School Psychology in Georgia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,845 miles from location University of Georgia Athens GA 84.6189 51% 34,885
5,902 miles from location Georgia State University Atlanta GA 68.3293 68% 30,427
5,746 miles from location Georgia Southern University Statesboro GA 32.9448 72% 19,086
5,827 miles from location Valdosta State University Valdosta GA 59.0098 52% 12,391
 

Curious what studying School Psychology gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Georgia

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 2,820 $70,080 52.4%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are school psychology related jobs in Georgia