Portsmouth, VA (population: 102,540) has six clinical psychology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. College of William and Mary, the highest ranked school in this group with a clinical psychology program, has a total student population of 7,874. It is the 39th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Clinical Psychology students from Portsmouth schools who go on to become clinical psychologists, child psychologists, psychologists, counseling psychologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Psychologists make on average $84,220 per year and there are about 10,260 of them employed in the US today.
Portsmouth lies in Portsmouth county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area has 735,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $19.28/hr average worker wage, and a $40,100 average annual salary.
Of the 6 clinical psychology schools with a 100-mile radius of Portsmouth, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Regent University comes out as the most expensive ($18,449/yr) for clinical psychology students, with Old Dominion University as the lowest, reported at only $10,173/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Portsmouth|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||17.3 miles|
|Virginia Beach||VA||439,564||9||17.32||116||19.6 miles|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||71.4 miles|