Arizona contains nine schools that offer mental health programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking mental health school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 mental health schools in Arizona, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Prescott College comes out as the most expensive ($25,284/yr), with Glendale Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,676/yr.
Mental Health students from Arizona 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. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 260 employed psychiatrists earning an average yearly salary of $179,860. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in this state earn $61,820/yr and there are 1,420 employed.
Also, within the mental health schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from mental health, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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