Michigan contains eight schools that offer mental health programs. Michigan Technological University, the highest-ranking mental health school in MI, has a total student population of 7,136 and is the 158th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 mental health schools in Michigan, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Metro Detroit Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,398/yr), with Wayne County Community College District as the lowest recorded at only $3,274/yr.
Mental Health students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 380 employed psychiatrists earning an average yearly salary of $169,210. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in this state earn $77,060/yr and there are 3,060 employed.
Also, within the mental health schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from mental health, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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