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Counseling Schools in Birmingham, Alabama

Counseling Schools in Birmingham, AL

There are 2 counseling schools in Birmingham, Alabama. With an overall population of 242,820 and a student population of 44,088, approximately 21,532 of Birmingham students attend one of Birmingham's schools that offer counseling programs.

Of the 2 counseling schools in Birmingham, the largest counseling school, by student population, is University of Alabama at Birmingham. In 2010, University of Alabama at Birmingham graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in counseling.

In 2010, 23 students graduated with a counseling degree from one of Birmingham's counseling schools. Tuition in 2009 at Birmingham's counseling schools was $25,821 per year for instate students and $28,989 per year for out of state students.

You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,383 per year, on average, for room and board at Birmingham-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,146.

Counseling Salaries and Career Outlook in Birmingham

If you plan on staying in Birmingham after graduating from counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in Birmingham, which is the most popular counseling profession, are good. In 2010, there were 2,940 counselors in Alabama. Of these counselors, 190 were working in the greater Birmingham area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 13% in Birmingham. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Birmingham is $52,130 per year, which is lower than the average for counselors state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Counseling Degree in Birmingham
  • Associates Degree in Counseling
  • Bachelors Degree in Counseling
  • Counseling Classes
  • Counseling Courses
  • Counseling Training

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  1. 1University of Alabama at BirminghamUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham

    Address:
    Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Samford UniversitySamford University

    Address:
    800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229-2240

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

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