Wisconsin contains eight schools that offer mental health programs. Marquette University, the highest-ranking mental health school in WI, has a total student population of 11,689 and is the 111th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 mental health schools in Wisconsin, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Milwaukee School of Engineering comes out as the most expensive ($25,200/yr), with Gateway Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $220/yr.
Mental Health students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 280 employed psychiatrists earning an average yearly salary of $144,250. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in this state earn $64,510/yr and there are 2,180 employed.
Also, within the mental health schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from mental health, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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