Huntsville, AL (population: 185,501) has three behavioral science schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Martin Methodist College, the highest ranked school in this group with a behavioral science program, has a total student population of 1,001. It is the 354th highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University). To learn more about behavioral science programs in Huntsville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of behavioral science professors at Martin Methodist College such as Morris Williams.
Behavioral Science students from Huntsville schools who go on to become behavioral scientists, psychiatrists, behavior scientists, child psychologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 78,470 people working as substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,420. Also, Industrialorganizational psychologists make on average $102,570 per year and there are about 1,710 of them employed in the US today.
Huntsville lies in Madison county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Huntsville area has 205,550 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $22/hr average worker wage, and a $46,220 average annual salary.
Of the 3 behavioral science schools with a 100-mile radius of Huntsville, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Martin Methodist College comes out as the most expensive ($25,620/yr) for behavioral science students, with Alabama A & M University as the lowest, reported at only $7,770/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Huntsville|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||79.2 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||87.8 miles|