Little Rock has a total population of 183,133 and a student population of 19,305. Of these students, 13,132 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Little Rock's largest counseling school is University of Arkansas at Little Rock. In 2010, approximately 63 students graduated from the Counseling program at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
A reported 89 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Little Rock in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Little Rock's counseling schools was $21,498 per year for instate students and $29,958 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for counseling related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Little Rock-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $3,100 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,009.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Little Rock, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 counselors in Arkansas were working in the greater Little Rock area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 19% in Little Rock. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Little Rock is $56,430 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.
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