Washington contains three schools that offer psychiatry programs. Seattle University, the highest-ranking psychiatry school in WA, has a total student population of 7,751 and is the 169th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 psychiatry schools in Washington, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle University comes out as the most expensive ($27,268/yr), with Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom as the lowest recorded at only $7,697/yr.
Psychiatry students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 660 employed psychiatric aides earning an average yearly salary of $27,700. Psychiatrists in this state earn $173,150/yr and there are 570 employed.
Also, within the psychiatry schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from psychiatry, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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