Greeley has a total population of 76,930 and a student population of 18,280. Of these students, 12,711 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
University of Northern Colorado is the largest counseling school in Greeley, based on student population. In 2010, University of Northern Colorado graduated approximately 55 students from its counseling program.
A reported 73 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Greeley in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Greeley's counseling schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,475 per year in instate tuition and $27,523 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Greeley. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,370 per year, on average, for room and board at Greeley-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,105.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Greeley, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,680 counselors in Colorado, 160 were working in the greater Greeley area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 12% in Greeley. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Greeley is $42,240 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for counselors.