North Carolina contains nine schools that offer psychiatry programs. Gardner-Webb University, the highest-ranking psychiatry school in NC, has a total student population of 3,909 and is the 2881st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 psychiatry schools in North Carolina, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Gardner-Webb University comes out as the most expensive ($16,983/yr), with Roanoke-Chowan Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,414/yr.
Psychiatry students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 1,160 employed psychiatric aides earning an average yearly salary of $29,490. Psychiatrists in this state earn $168,190/yr and there are 450 employed.
Also, within the psychiatry schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from psychiatry, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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