Port Charlotte, FL (population: 49,392) has fifteen psychology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of South Florida, the highest ranked school in this group with a psychology program, has a total student population of 40,022. It is the 138th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami). To learn more about psychology programs in Port Charlotte, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of psychology professors at University of South Florida such as Qutayba Abdullatif, Nicole Agusztyn, Umit Akirmak, Tammy Allen, Ralph Aquila, and Erin Ax.
Psychology students from Port Charlotte schools who go on to become psychologists, therapists, forensic psychologists, organizational psychologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 98,330 people working as clinical, counseling, and school psychologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $72,310. Also, Psychiatrists make on average $163,660 per year and there are about 22,210 of them employed in the US today.
Port Charlotte lies in Charlotte county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Punta Gorda area has 38,320 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $35,770 average annual salary.
Of the 15 psychology schools with a 100-mile radius of Port Charlotte, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Argosy University-Tampa comes out as the most expensive ($37,671/yr) for psychology students, with University of South Florida-St. Petersburg Campus as the lowest, reported at only $9,969/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Port Charlotte|
|North Port||FL||58,777||0||-||0||6.4 miles|
|North Fort Myers||FL||51,280||0||-||0||23.7 miles|
|Cape Coral||FL||161,428||1||26.0313||32||25.1 miles|
|Fort Myers||FL||68,373||7||23.467||192||29.6 miles|
|Bonita Springs||FL||44,290||0||-||0||49.1 miles|
|Saint Petersburg||FL||243,829||7||28.1391||139||62.4 miles|
|Pinellas Park||FL||46,971||2||19.8178||18||70.6 miles|
|Saint Leo||FL||-||1||24.1963||100||93.6 miles|
|New Port Richey||FL||-||2||22.9424||46||94.4 miles|