With an overall population of 4,567 and a student population of 3,569, approximately 3,569 of Mount Olive students attend one of Mount Olive's schools that offer psychology programs.
Mount Olive's largest psychology school is Mount Olive College. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Mount Olive College with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with a psychology degree in Mount Olive. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,446 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,312 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Mount Olive. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,550 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $19,528.
If you plan on staying in Mount Olive after graduating from psychology school, you should know that job prospects for psychology professionals in Mount Olive, which is the most popular psychology profession, are average. There were 3,800 psychology professionals working in North Carolina and 90 working in the greater Mount Olive area in 2010. The number of psychology professionals in Mount Olive is expected 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 Mount Olive, you can expect to make an average salary of $60,930 per year. This is higher than the average salary for psychology professionals in the state.