Nacogdoches has a total population of 29,914 and a student population of 12,845. Of these students, 12,845 are enrolled in schools that offer mental health programs.
Nacogdoches's largest mental health school is Stephen F Austin State University. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Stephen F Austin State University with credentials in mental health.
If you decide to attend one of Nacogdoches's mental health schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,565 per year in instate tuition and $27,875 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,072 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a mental health program in Nacogdoches. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,377 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Nacogdoches after graduating from mental health school, you should know that job prospects for mental health counselors in Nacogdoches, which is the most popular mental health profession, are good. In 2010, there were 8,630 mental health counselors in Texas. Of these mental health counselors, 610 were working in the greater Nacogdoches area. By the year 2018, the number of mental health counselors is expected to increase by 14% in Nacogdoches. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for mental health counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mental health counselor in Nacogdoches is $17,590 per year, which is lower than the average for mental health counselors state-wide.