Massachusetts contains eleven schools that offer psychiatry programs. Boston College, the highest-ranking psychiatry school in MA, has a total student population of 15,036 and is the 29th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 psychiatry schools in Massachusetts, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr), with Roxbury Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,654/yr.
Psychiatry students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 2,840 employed psychiatric aides earning an average yearly salary of $40,190. Psychiatrists in this state earn $183,040/yr and there are 780 employed.
Also, within the psychiatry schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from psychiatry, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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