North Carolina contains four schools that offer forensic psychology programs. East Carolina University, the highest-ranking forensic psychology school in NC, has a total student population of 27,654 and is the 214th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 forensic psychology schools in North Carolina, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, St Andrews Presbyterian College comes out as the most expensive ($22,911/yr), with University of North Carolina at Charlotte as the lowest recorded at only $7,644/yr.
Forensic Psychology students from North Carolina schools who go on to become forensic psychologists, forensics specialists, applied behavior science specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 12,870 people working as forensic science technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,070. Also, Industrialorganizational psychologists make on average $102,570 per year and there are about 1,710 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the North Carolina alone, there are employed industrialorganizational psychologists earning an average yearly salary of $109,740. Forensic science technicians in this state earn $44,030/yr and there are 380 employed.
Also, within the forensic psychology schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from forensic psychology, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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