Boone has a general population of 13,472 and an overall student population of 16,968. Approximately 16,968 of Boone's students are enrolled in schools that offer clinical psychology programs.
Of the 1 clinical psychology schools in Boone, the largest clinical psychology school, by student population, is Appalachian State University. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Clinical Psychology program at Appalachian State University.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in clinical psychology from clinical psychology schools in Boone in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,391 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Boone clinical psychology schools was an average of $25,012 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $700 for clinical psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Boone-based clinical psychology schools, you will have an added expense of $6,400 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a clinical psychologist in Boone, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,050 clinical psychologists in North Carolina, 210 were working in the greater Boone area. Boone's clinical psychologist workforce is projected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for clinical psychologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a clinical psychologist in Boone is $42,290 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for clinical psychologists.