With an overall population of 13,472 and a student population of 16,968, approximately 16,968 of Boone students attend one of Boone's schools that offer psychology programs.
Of the 1 psychology schools in Boone, the largest psychology school, by student population, is Appalachian State University. In 2010, Appalachian State University graduated approximately 218 students with credentials in psychology.
A reported 249 students graduated with credentials in psychology in Boone in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,391 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Boone psychology schools was an average of $25,012 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $700 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Boone. And if you live on campus at one of the Boone-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $6,400 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Boone after graduating from psychology school, you should know that job prospects for psychology professionals in Boone, which is the most popular psychology profession, are average. There were 3,800 psychology professionals working in North Carolina and 130 working in the greater Boone area in 2010. Boone's psychology professional workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a psychology professional in Boone is $51,320 per year, which is lower than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.