Phenix City, AL has six mental health schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Emory University, the highest ranked school in this group with a mental health program, has a total student population of 12,930. It is the 30th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Georgia.
Mental Health students from Phenix City schools who go on to become psychologists, therapists, psychiatrists, child psychologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 98,330 people working as clinical, counseling, and school psychologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $72,310. Also, Psychiatrists make on average $163,660 per year and there are about 22,210 of them employed in the US today.
Phenix City lies in Russell county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Columbus-AL area has 113,640 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $36,680 average annual salary.
Of the 6 mental health schools with a 100-mile radius of Phenix City, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Emory University comes out as the most expensive ($25,060/yr) for mental health students, with Darton College as the lowest, reported at only $4,754/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Phenix City|
|Auburn University||AL||-||1||74.9047||131||29.7 miles|
|Alexander City||AL||-||1||11.6004||38||64.4 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||65.2 miles|
|Warner Robins||GA||64,183||3||21.3509||61||80.5 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||88.5 miles|