Minnesota contains four schools that offer mental health programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking mental health school in MN, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 mental health schools in Minnesota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The College of Saint Scholastica comes out as the most expensive ($21,296/yr), with Rochester Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $10,359/yr.
Mental Health students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota alone, there are 340 employed psychiatrists earning an average yearly salary of $209,190. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in this state earn $64,480/yr and there are 2,380 employed.
Also, within the mental health schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from mental health, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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