Kansas contains two schools that offer mental health programs. Emporia State University, the highest-ranking mental health school in KS, has a total student population of 6,314 and is the 2637th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 mental health schools in Kansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Washburn University comes out as the most expensive ($13,676/yr), with Emporia State University as the lowest recorded at only $11,706/yr.
Mental Health students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 130 employed psychiatrists earning an average yearly salary of $186,460. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in this state earn $58,150/yr and there are 1,230 employed.
Also, within the mental health schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from mental health, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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