Brevard has a total population of 6,789 and a student population of 663. Of these students, 663 are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Of the 1 psychology schools in Brevard, the largest psychology school, by student population, is Brevard College. In 2010, Brevard College graduated approximately 13 students from its psychology program.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in Brevard in 2010. If you decide to attend a psychology school in Brevard, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,900.
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 Brevard-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,850 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,150.
Many psychology graduates choose to work as psychology professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Brevard, your job prospects are average. There were 3,800 psychology professionals working in North Carolina and 130 working in the greater Brevard area in 2010. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Brevard will 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 Brevard is $51,320 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.