Texas contains sixteen schools that offer psychiatry programs. Saint Edward's University, the highest-ranking psychiatry school in TX, has a total student population of 5,293 and is the 242nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 psychiatry schools in Texas, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Methodist University comes out as the most expensive ($28,682/yr), with Wharton County Junior College as the lowest recorded at only $3,251/yr.
Psychiatry students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 5,790 employed psychiatric aides earning an average yearly salary of $19,700. Psychiatrists in this state earn $150,750/yr and there are 1,660 employed.
Also, within the psychiatry schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from psychiatry, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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