Missouri contains seven schools that offer mental health programs. Washington University in St Louis, the highest-ranking mental health school in MO, has a total student population of 13,575 and is the 674th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 mental health schools in Missouri, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Washington University in St Louis comes out as the most expensive ($28,951/yr), with Metropolitan Community College-Longview as the lowest recorded at only $2,964/yr.
Mental Health students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 400 employed psychiatrists earning an average yearly salary of $162,360. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in this state earn $60,050/yr and there are 1,310 employed.
Also, within the mental health schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from mental health, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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