With an overall population of 48,715 and a student population of 29,104, approximately 28,916 of Chapel Hill students attend one of Chapel Hill's schools that offer psychology programs.
Chapel Hill's largest psychology school is University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Approximately 390 students graduated in 2010 from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 403 students graduated with a psychology degree in Chapel Hill. If you decide to attend one of Chapel Hill's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,851 per year in instate tuition and $35,739 per year in out of state tuition.
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, you will face an additional expense of $8,450 per year, on average, for room and board at Chapel Hill-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,753.
After graduating with your credentials in psychology, if you decide to work as a psychology professional in Chapel Hill, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 psychology professionals in North Carolina were working in the greater Chapel Hill area. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Chapel Hill 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 Chapel Hill is $62,300 per year, which is higher than the average for psychology professionals state-wide.