Tennessee contains three schools that offer psychiatry programs. Vanderbilt University, the highest-ranking psychiatry school in TN, has a total student population of 12,506 and is the 17th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 psychiatry schools in Tennessee, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Vanderbilt University comes out as the most expensive ($20,446/yr), with Lee University as the lowest recorded at only $11,481/yr.
Psychiatry students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 1,100 employed psychiatric aides earning an average yearly salary of $20,340. Psychiatrists in this state earn $167,260/yr and there are 270 employed.
Also, within the psychiatry schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from psychiatry, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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