Cullowhee has a general population of 3,579 and an overall student population of 9,429. Approximately 9,429 of Cullowhee's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Of the 1 psychology schools in Cullowhee, the largest psychology school, by student population, is Western Carolina University. In 2010, approximately 53 students graduated from the Psychology program at Western Carolina University.
In 2010, 62 students graduated with a psychology degree from one of Cullowhee's psychology schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,470 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cullowhee psychology schools was an average of $24,067 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,006 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Cullowhee. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,982 per year, on average, for room and board at Cullowhee-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Cullowhee after graduating from psychology school, you should know that job prospects for psychology professionals in Cullowhee, which is the most popular psychology profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 20 psychology professionals in North Carolina were working in the greater Cullowhee area. The government projects that the number of psychology professionals in Cullowhee will 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 Cullowhee is $51,320 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.