Maricopa, AZ (population: 53,723) has nine educational psychology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Arizona State University, the highest ranked school in this group with an educational psychology program, has a total student population of 68,064. It is the 730th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Educational Psychology students from Maricopa schools who go on to become educational psychologists, child psychologists, psychologists, educational counselors, 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.
Maricopa lies in Pinal county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area has 1,763,410 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary.
Of the 9 educational psychology schools with a 100-mile radius of Maricopa, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,123/yr) for educational psychology students, with Arizona State University as the lowest, reported at only $9,603/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Maricopa|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||21.5 miles|