Alberta, VA has fourteen school psychology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Virginia-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a school psychology program, has a total student population of 24,355. It is the 16th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
School Psychology students from Alberta 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.
Alberta lies in Brunswick county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area has 68,470 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.5% unemployment rate, $15.53/hr average worker wage, and a $32,290 average annual salary.
Of the 14 school psychology schools with a 100-mile radius of Alberta, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lynchburg College comes out as the most expensive ($22,928/yr) for school psychology students, with North Carolina Central University as the lowest, reported at only $5,700/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Alberta|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||56.2 miles|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||62.8 miles|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||77.5 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||91.2 miles|