New Haven, Connecticut has 2 counseling schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in counseling. New Haven has a general population of 123,626 and an overall student population of 32,290. Approximately 18,662 of New Haven's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Gateway Community College is the largest counseling school in New Haven, based on student population. Approximately 39 students graduated in 2010 from Gateway Community College with credentials in counseling.
A reported 91 students graduated with credentials in counseling in New Haven in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,980 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all New Haven counseling schools was an average of $28,672 per year in 2009.
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 New Haven. And if you live on campus at one of the New Haven-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $9,424 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,855.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in New Haven, your job prospects are not very good. There were 3,990 counselors working in Connecticut and 1,030 working in the greater New Haven area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 6% in New Haven. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in New Haven is $50,580 per year, which is lower than the average for counselors state-wide.
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