South Orange has a general population of 16,964 and an overall student population of 9,616. Approximately 9,616 of South Orange's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
South Orange's largest counseling school is Seton Hall University. In 2010, Seton Hall University graduated approximately 56 students from its counseling program.
In 2010, 120 students graduated with a counseling degree in South Orange. In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in South Orange was $30,470 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in South Orange. And if you live on campus at one of the South Orange-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $11,700 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $35,370.
If you decide to work as a counselor in South Orange, your job prospects are average. There were 6,500 counselors working in New Jersey and 1,520 working in the greater South Orange area in 2010. The number of counselors in South Orange 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 South Orange, 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.