There are 2 counseling schools in Worcester, Massachusetts. Worcester has a total population of 172,648 and a student population of 31,163. Of these students, 8,267 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Assumption College is the largest counseling school in Worcester, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 29 students graduated from the Counseling program at Assumption College.
A total of 73 students graduated with credentials in counseling from counseling schools in Worcester in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Worcester's counseling schools, you can expect to pay an average of $31,048 per year in instate tuition and $34,088 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $992 for counseling related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,568 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $21,980.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Worcester, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 5,280 counselors in Massachusetts, 660 were working in the greater Worcester area. The number of counselors in Worcester is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Worcester is $47,120 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for counselors.
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