Chapel Hill, NC (population: 53,800) has one social science school within its city limits. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has a total student population of 28,916. It is the 20th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University). To learn more about social science programs in Chapel Hill, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of social science professors at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill such as Carrie Bartek, Maurice Brookhart, Chris Clemens, Jean Desaix, Anne Hastings, and Chris Martens.
Social Science students from Chapel Hill schools who go on to become social scientists, legislators, politicians, professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,250 people working as social scientists and related workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $73,450. Also, Sociologists make on average $76,190 per year and there are about 4,430 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Durham area alone, there are 80 employed sociologists earning an average salary of $69,520. Social scientists and related workers in this area earn $41,600/yr and there are 1,370 employed.
Chapel Hill lies in Orange county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Durham area has 275,570 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $24.27/hr average worker wage, and a $50,480 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.985 out of every 1000 jobs in Chapel Hill are held by social scientists and related workers, and 0.291/1000 are held by sociologists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ends up costing a student $8,423/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Chapel Hill|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||53.9 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||68.4 miles|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||68.9 miles|