Rhode Island contains three schools that offer mental health programs. Roger Williams University, the highest-ranking mental health school in RI, has a total student population of 4,587 and is the 335th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 mental health schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Roger Williams University comes out as the most expensive ($31,184/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Mental Health students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 160 employed psychiatrists earning an average yearly salary of $162,670. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in this state earn $79,630/yr and there are 420 employed.
Also, within the mental health schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from mental health, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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