Austin, TX (population: 792,778) has nine school psychology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. The University of Texas at Austin, the highest ranked school in this group with a school psychology program, has a total student population of 50,995. It is the 18th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
School Psychology students from Austin schools who go on to become school psychologists, college counselors, child psychologists, 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.
Austin lies in Travis county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Austin-Round Rock area has 769,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $21.72/hr average worker wage, and a $45,180 average annual salary.
Of the 9 school psychology schools with a 100-mile radius of Austin, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baylor University comes out as the most expensive ($26,444/yr) for school psychology students, with The University of Texas at San Antonio as the lowest, reported at only $9,518/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Austin|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||14.6 miles|
|San Antonio||TX||1,402,013||34||23.3851||958||74.4 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||88.2 miles|