Pennsylvania contains seven schools that offer psychiatry programs. University of Pennsylvania, the highest-ranking psychiatry school in PA, has a total student population of 24,599 and is the 5th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 psychiatry schools in Pennsylvania, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Duquesne University comes out as the most expensive ($23,116/yr), with Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus as the lowest recorded at only $7,512/yr.
Psychiatry students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 2,560 employed psychiatric aides earning an average yearly salary of $30,250. Psychiatrists in this state earn $133,980/yr and there are 1,170 employed.
Also, within the psychiatry schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from psychiatry, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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