North Dakota contains five schools that offer mental health programs. University of North Dakota, the highest-ranking mental health school in ND, has a total student population of 13,172 and is the 1377th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 mental health schools in North Dakota, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of North Dakota comes out as the most expensive ($13,656/yr), with Williston State College as the lowest recorded at only $7,437/yr.
Mental Health students from North Dakota 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 North Dakota alone, there are 70 employed psychiatrists earning an average yearly salary of $150,760. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in this state earn $54,420/yr and there are 190 employed.
Also, within the mental health schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from mental health, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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