Collegedale has a total population of 6,514 and a student population of 2,891. Of these students, 2,891 are enrolled in schools that offer christian counseling programs.
Of the 1 christian counseling schools in Collegedale, the largest christian counseling school, by student population, is Southern Adventist University. In 2010, Southern Adventist University graduated approximately 1 students from its christian counseling program.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in christian counseling from christian counseling schools in Collegedale in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,112 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a christian counseling program in Collegedale. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,080 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many christian counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Collegedale, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 12,310 counselors in Tennessee. Of these counselors, 60 were working in the greater Collegedale area. The number of counselors in Collegedale is expected to increase by 31% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Collegedale is $44,620 per year, which is higher than the average for counselors state-wide.