South Dakota contains two schools that offer family therapy programs. University of South Dakota, the highest-ranking family therapy school in SD, has a total student population of 9,617 and is the 286th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 family therapy schools in South Dakota, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of South Dakota comes out as the most expensive ($12,826/yr), with University of South Dakota as the lowest recorded at only $12,826/yr.
Family Therapy students from South Dakota schools who go on to become family therapists, speech therapists, therapists, respiratory therapists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,440 people working as therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,400. Also, Child, family, and school social workers make on average $43,540 per year and there are about 277,670 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the family therapy schools in South Dakota, the average student population is 1,780 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from family therapy, there are 1098 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,143 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,336, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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