New Jersey contains four schools that offer mental health programs. Stevens Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking mental health school in NJ, has a total student population of 5,757 and is the 149th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 mental health schools in New Jersey, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Stevens Institute of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($26,316/yr), with New Jersey Institute of Technology as the lowest recorded at only $15,683/yr.
Mental Health students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 670 employed psychiatrists earning an average yearly salary of $197,740. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in this state earn $92,380/yr and there are 3,450 employed.
Also, within the mental health schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from mental health, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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