With an overall population of 7,669 and a student population of 9,021, approximately 9,021 of Commerce students attend one of Commerce's schools that offer counseling programs.
Of the 1 counseling schools in Commerce, the largest counseling school, by student population, is Texas A & M University-Commerce. In 2010, Texas A & M University-Commerce graduated approximately 71 students with credentials in counseling.
A total of 71 students graduated with credentials in counseling from counseling schools in Commerce in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,320 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Commerce counseling schools was an average of $25,660 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,090 per year, on average, for room and board at Commerce-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Commerce, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 counselors in Texas were working in the greater Commerce area. Commerce's counselor workforce is projected to increase by 28% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Commerce is $65,180 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.