Oregon contains four schools that offer psychiatry programs. Lewis & Clark College, the highest-ranking psychiatry school in OR, has a total student population of 3,523 and is the 127th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 psychiatry schools in Oregon, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lewis & Clark College comes out as the most expensive ($28,753/yr), with Mt Hood Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,174/yr.
Psychiatry students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 650 employed psychiatric aides earning an average yearly salary of $28,420. Psychiatrists in this state earn $219,450/yr and there are 170 employed.
Also, within the psychiatry schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from psychiatry, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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