Idaho contains five schools that offer mental health programs. University of Idaho, the highest-ranking mental health school in ID, has a total student population of 11,957 and is the 243rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 mental health schools in Idaho, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Idaho comes out as the most expensive ($13,222/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Mental Health students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are employed psychiatrists earning an average yearly salary of $189,350. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in this state earn $63,090/yr and there are 780 employed.
Also, within the mental health schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from mental health, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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