With an overall population of 8,705 and a student population of 1,638, approximately 1,638 of Belmont students attend one of Belmont's schools that offer psychology programs.
Belmont's largest psychology school is Belmont Abbey College. In 2010, Belmont Abbey College graduated approximately 18 students from its psychology program.
In 2010, 31 students graduated with a psychology degree in Belmont. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,512 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Belmont-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $9,948 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home 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 Belmont, your job prospects are average. There were 3,800 psychology professionals working in North Carolina and 460 working in the greater Belmont area in 2010. Belmont'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.
As a psychology professional in Belmont, you can expect to make an average salary of $62,850 per year. This is higher than the average salary for psychology professionals in the state.