Oregon contains five schools that offer mental health programs. Lewis & Clark College, the highest-ranking mental health school in OR, has a total student population of 3,523 and is the 127th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 mental health schools in Oregon, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lewis & Clark College comes out as the most expensive ($28,753/yr), with Mt Hood Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,174/yr.
Mental Health students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 170 employed psychiatrists earning an average yearly salary of $219,450. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in this state earn $64,390/yr and there are 1,210 employed.
Also, within the mental health schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from mental health, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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