Montevallo has a general population of 4,825 and an overall student population of 3,044. Approximately 3,044 of Montevallo's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in Montevallo, by student population, is University of Montevallo. In 2010, approximately 21 students graduated from the Counseling program at University of Montevallo.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with a counseling degree from one of Montevallo's counseling schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,091 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Montevallo counseling schools was an average of $22,631 per year in 2009.
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 counseling program in Montevallo. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,440 per year, on average, for room and board at Montevallo-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,910.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Montevallo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 counselors in Alabama were working in the greater Montevallo area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 13% in Montevallo. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Montevallo is $56,140 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.