Mississippi contains one school that offers psychiatry programs. Mississippi College has a total student population of 4,796 and is the 2674th highest ranked school in America.
Psychiatry students from Mississippi 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 Mississippi alone, there are 5,350 employed psychiatric aides earning an average yearly salary of $18,890. Psychiatrists in this state earn $143,330/yr and there are 160 employed.
Also, within the psychiatry schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from psychiatry, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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