Louisville, KY (population: 556,482) has four psychology schools within its city limits. University of Louisville, the highest ranked school in the city with a psychology program, has a total student population of 21,016. It is the 1677th highest ranked school in the USA and the 14th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College). To learn more about psychology programs in Louisville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of psychology professors at University of Louisville such as Elsie Beach, Jason Bonner, Danielle Brown, Kevin Chapman, Paul Demarco, and Guy Dove.
Psychology students from Louisville schools who go on to become psychologists, therapists, forensic psychologists, organizational psychologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 98,330 people working as clinical, counseling, and school psychologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $72,310. Also, Psychiatrists make on average $163,660 per year and there are about 22,210 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area alone, there are 40 employed psychiatrists earning an average salary of $178,590. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in this area earn $61,370/yr and there are 260 employed.
Louisville lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area has 593,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $19.22/hr average worker wage, and a $39,970 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.440 out of every 1000 jobs in Louisville are held by clinical, counseling, and school psychologists, and 0.070/1000 are held by psychiatrists.
Of the 4 psychology schools in Louisville, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Louisville Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,363/yr) for psychology students, with University of Louisville as the lowest, reported at only $10,764/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Louisville|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||6.4 miles|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||44.1 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||83.8 miles|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||87.5 miles|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||94.6 miles|