Caldwell has a general population of 7,584 and an overall student population of 2,284. Approximately 2,284 of Caldwell's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Caldwell College is the largest counseling school in Caldwell, based on student population. In 2010, Caldwell College graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in counseling.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in counseling from counseling schools in Caldwell in 2010. If you decide to attend a counseling school in Caldwell, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,600.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for counseling related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Caldwell-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $10,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,600.
If you plan on staying in Caldwell after graduating from counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in Caldwell, which is the most popular counseling profession, are average. There were 6,500 counselors working in New Jersey and 1,520 working in the greater Caldwell area in 2010. The number of counselors in Caldwell is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Caldwell, you can expect to make an average salary of $75,070 per year. This is higher than the average salary for counselors in the state.