Dobbs Ferry has a total population of 10,622 and a student population of 9,673. Of these students, 9,673 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Mercy College is the largest counseling school in Dobbs Ferry, based on student population. Approximately 92 students graduated in 2010 from Mercy College with credentials in counseling.
A reported 127 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Dobbs Ferry in 2010. In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in Dobbs Ferry was $16,490 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,320 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Dobbs Ferry. And if you live on campus at one of the Dobbs Ferry-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $10,812 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,710.
If you plan on staying in Dobbs Ferry after graduating from counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in Dobbs Ferry, which is the most popular counseling profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 counselors in New York were working in the greater Dobbs Ferry area. Dobbs Ferry's counselor workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Dobbs Ferry is $64,460 per year, which is higher than the average for counselors state-wide.