Illinois contains eight schools that offer psychiatry programs. Saint Xavier University, the highest-ranking psychiatry school in IL, has a total student population of 5,028 and is the 348th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 psychiatry schools in Illinois, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Roosevelt University comes out as the most expensive ($21,765/yr), with Illinois Central College as the lowest recorded at only $4,505/yr.
Psychiatry students from Illinois 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 Illinois alone, there are 580 employed psychiatric aides earning an average yearly salary of $28,470. Psychiatrists in this state earn $97,400/yr and there are 730 employed.
Also, within the psychiatry schools in Illinois, the average student population is 3,360 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from psychiatry, there are 7983 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,830 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $7,282, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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