Maine contains five schools that offer mental health programs. University of Southern Maine, the highest-ranking mental health school in ME, has a total student population of 9,655 and is the 530th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 mental health schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Southern Maine comes out as the most expensive ($15,940/yr), with Kennebec Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,673/yr.
Mental Health students from Maine 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 Maine alone, there are 130 employed psychiatrists earning an average yearly salary of $175,220. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in this state earn $72,030/yr and there are 400 employed.
Also, within the mental health schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from mental health, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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