Banner Elk has a general population of 811 and an overall student population of 906. Approximately 906 of Banner Elk's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
The largest psychology school in Banner Elk, by student population, is Lees-McRae College. In 2010, Lees-McRae College graduated approximately 8 students from its psychology program.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in psychology in Banner Elk in 2010. In 2009 tuition at psychology schools in Banner Elk was $21,875 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $950 for psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,400 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many psychology graduates choose to work as psychology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Banner Elk, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 20 psychology professionals in North Carolina were working in the greater Banner Elk area. Banner Elk's psychology professional workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Banner Elk is $51,320 per year, which is lower than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.