There are 2 psychology schools in Durham, North Carolina. Durham has a general population of 187,035 and an overall student population of 29,266. Approximately 22,937 of Durham's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
Duke University is the largest psychology school in Durham, based on student population. Approximately 178 students graduated in 2010 from Duke University with credentials in psychology.
In 2010, 251 students graduated with a psychology degree from one of Durham's psychology schools. If you decide to attend one of Durham's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $34,147 per year in instate tuition and $39,182 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,365 for psychology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,842 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,132.
If you plan on staying in Durham after graduating from psychology school, you should know that job prospects for psychology professionals in Durham, which is the most popular psychology profession, are average. In 2010, of the 3,800 psychology professionals in North Carolina, 170 were working in the greater Durham area. By the year 2018, the number of psychology professionals is expected to increase by 9% in Durham. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.
As a psychology professional in Durham, you can expect to make an average salary of $62,300 per year. This is higher than the average salary for psychology professionals in the state.
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