Wilmington, NC (population: 102,120) has one social science school within its city limits. University of North Carolina-Wilmington has a total student population of 12,924. It is the 151st highest ranked school in the USA and the 6th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University). To learn more about social science programs in Wilmington, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of social science professors at University of North Carolina such as Lewis Abrams, Antje Almeida, Candy Ashton, William Cooper, Wendy Exposito, and Jack Hall.
Social Science students from Wilmington 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.
Wilmington lies in New Hanover county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Wilmington area has 139,780 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $17.58/hr average worker wage, and a $36,570 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of North Carolina-Wilmington ends up costing a student $8,792/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wilmington|
|Myrtle Beach||SC||-||3||18.832||7||66.6 miles|
|Morehead City||NC||-||1||9.34196||42||76.3 miles|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||79.3 miles|