If you are interested in pursuing psychology, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 psychology schools in Salisbury, North Carolina. Salisbury has a total population of 26,462 and a student population of 10,025. Of these students, 2,440 are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Of the 2 psychology schools in Salisbury, the largest psychology school, by student population, is Livingstone College. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Psychology program at Livingstone College.
A reported 17 students graduated with credentials in psychology in Salisbury in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,699 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,150 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,271 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $27,335.
After graduating with your credentials in psychology, if you decide to work as a psychology professional in Salisbury, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 3,800 psychology professionals in North Carolina, 80 were working in the greater Salisbury area. Salisbury's psychology professional workforce is projected 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 Salisbury is $57,590 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for psychology professionals.