Greenville has a total population of 60,476 and a student population of 27,955. Of these students, 27,654 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Greenville's largest counseling school is East Carolina University. In 2010, approximately 59 students graduated from the Counseling program at East Carolina University.
In 2010, 120 students graduated with a counseling degree in Greenville. If you decide to attend one of Greenville's counseling schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,502 per year in instate tuition and $27,336 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,075 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,702.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Greenville, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 42 counselors in North Carolina were working in the greater Greenville area. Greenville's counselor workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Greenville, you can expect to make an average salary of $49,960 per year. This is higher than the average salary for counselors in the state.