Columbus has a total population of 711,470 and a student population of 106,028. Of these students, 28,539 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Of the 1 counseling schools in Columbus, the largest counseling school, by student population, is Columbus State Community College. In 2010, Columbus State Community College graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in counseling.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in counseling from counseling schools in Columbus in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,916 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,520 for counseling related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Columbus, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 10,950 counselors in Ohio, 2,450 were working in the greater Columbus area. Columbus's counselor workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Columbus, you can expect to make an average salary of $59,710 per year. This is higher than the average salary for counselors in the state.