California contains thirteen schools that offer psychiatry programs. Santa Rosa Junior College, the highest-ranking psychiatry school in CA, has a total student population of 25,877 and is the 4107th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 psychiatry schools in California, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Cuesta College comes out as the most expensive ($10,234/yr), with Hacienda La Puente Adult Education as the lowest recorded at only $1,200/yr.
Psychiatry students from California schools who go on to become psychiatric aides, psychiatrists, educational psychologists, psychiatristss, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 22,210 people working as psychiatrists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $163,660. Also, Psychiatric aides make on average $27,430 per year and there are about 62,610 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the California alone, there are 2,450 employed psychiatric aides earning an average yearly salary of $25,480. Psychiatrists in this state earn $184,980/yr and there are 3,260 employed.
Also, within the psychiatry schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from psychiatry, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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