Georgia contains six schools that offer mental health programs. Emory University, the highest-ranking mental health school in GA, has a total student population of 12,930 and is the 30th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 mental health schools in Georgia, only 4 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), with Darton College as the lowest recorded at only $4,754/yr.
Mental Health students from Georgia 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 Georgia alone, there are 460 employed psychiatrists earning an average yearly salary of $137,940. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in this state earn $67,270/yr and there are 2,180 employed.
Also, within the mental health schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from mental health, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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