El Paso has a general population of 563,662 and an overall student population of 55,075. Approximately 28,168 of El Paso's students are enrolled in schools that offer mental health programs.
El Paso's largest mental health school is El Paso Community College. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from El Paso Community College with credentials in mental health.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a mental health degree in El Paso. If you decide to attend a mental health school in El Paso, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,690.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,026 for mental health related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in mental health, if you decide to work as a mental health counselor in El Paso, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,450 mental health counselors in Texas, 80 were working in the greater El Paso area. The government projects that the number of mental health counselors in El Paso will increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for mental health counselors.
As a mental health counselor in El Paso, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,410 per year. This is higher than the average salary for mental health counselors in the state.