Psychology in Wyoming

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Wyoming


Each year, approximately 1.3% of Wyoming graduates receive degrees in psychology. That means an estimated 175 psychology professionals graduate from Wyoming's 8 psychology schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Wyoming that has a psychology program is University of Wyoming. University of Wyoming, which was ranked 68th in the country in 2010, is located in Laramie. In 2010, University of Wyoming graduated 112 students from its psychology program. Tuition at University of Wyoming was $3,927 per year.

Western Wyoming Community College, which is located in Rock Springs, is the second-ranked school in Wyoming that has a psychology program. It received a ranking of 71st in the country in 2010. In 2010, 20 students graduated from Western Wyoming Community College psychology program. Western Wyoming Community College charged in-state students $1,994 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Wyoming that has a psychology program is Central Wyoming College. Central Wyoming College, which was ranked 80th in the country in 2010, is located in Riverton. In 2010, 6 students graduated from Central Wyoming College psychology program. The tuition rate at Central Wyoming College was $2,136 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Wyoming psychology school, average tuition will be $2,370 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,848 per year to $3,927 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Wyoming psychology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Wyoming - located in Laramie, students are charged $3,927 per year
  2. Laramie County Community College - located in Cheyenne, students are charged $2,472 per year
  3. Sheridan College - located in Sheridan, students are charged $2,322 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Wyoming psychology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Casper College - located in Casper, students are charged $1,848 per year
  2. Western Wyoming Community College - located in Rock Springs, students are charged $1,994 per year
  3. Eastern Wyoming College - located in Torrington, students are charged $2,016 per year

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

The following counties have the largest number of Wyoming psychology professionals:

  1. Albany County - 60 psychology professionals
  2. Big Horn County - 50 psychology professionals
  3. Laramie County - 40 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 380 psychology professionals will be working in Wyoming state. This would require the number of psychology professionals to grow by 13%.

Salary

psychology professionals in Wyoming earn $63,530 per year on average. However, Wyoming psychology professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $32,390 per year to more than $114,370 per year in 2010. The following counties in Wyoming have the highest average salaries for psychology professionals:

  1. Campbell County - $81,560 per year
  2. Laramie County - $75,400 per year
  3. Lincoln County - $71,210 per year

On average, psychology professionals earn the least in the following Wyoming counties:

  1. Albany County - $48,420 per year
  2. Big Horn County - $56,310 per year
  3. Lincoln County - $71,210 per year

On average, the highest paid psychology professionals in Wyoming were:

  1. Clinical Psychologist - $63,530 per year

On average, the lowest paid psychology professionals in Wyoming were:

  1. Clinical Psychologist - $63,530 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Wyoming statistics regarding a career in psychology. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as sociology or sports psychology.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Psychology in Wyoming
  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in Wyoming
  • Master's Degree in Psychology in Wyoming
  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology in Wyoming

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,030 miles from location University of Wyoming Laramie WY 32.3209 49% 12,427
6,992 miles from location Laramie County Community College Cheyenne WY 15.0278 n/a 4,905
7,048 miles from location Casper College Casper WY 19.9409 n/a 4,478
7,211 miles from location Western Wyoming Community College Rock Springs WY 29.2898 n/a 4,079
7,051 miles from location Sheridan College Sheridan WY 17.4917 n/a 3,899
7,149 miles from location Central Wyoming College Riverton WY 20.2082 n/a 2,330
7,138 miles from location Northwest College Powell WY 19.1349 n/a 2,099
6,950 miles from location Eastern Wyoming College Torrington WY 20.1348 n/a 1,391
 

Curious what studying Psychology gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 240 $63,530 41.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are psychology related jobs in Wyoming