Rocky Mount has a total population of 55,893 and a student population of 4,668. Of these students, 1,449 are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Rocky Mount's largest psychology school is North Carolina Wesleyan College. In 2010, approximately 40 students graduated from the Psychology program at North Carolina Wesleyan College.
A reported 40 students graduated with credentials in psychology in Rocky Mount in 2010. If you decide to attend a psychology school in Rocky Mount, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $21,780.
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 Rocky Mount-based psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,660 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,530.
If you plan on staying in Rocky Mount after graduating from psychology school, you should know that job prospects for psychology professionals in Rocky Mount, which is the most popular psychology profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 87 psychology professionals in North Carolina were working in the greater Rocky Mount area. The number of psychology professionals in Rocky Mount is expected 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 Rocky Mount is $59,930 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.