New Port Richey has a total population of 16,117 and a student population of 10,519. Of these students, 211 are enrolled in schools that offer christian counseling programs.
The largest christian counseling school in New Port Richey, by student population, is Trinity College of Florida. In 2010, Trinity College of Florida graduated approximately 12 students from its christian counseling program.
A total of 12 students graduated with credentials in christian counseling from christian counseling schools in New Port Richey in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,200 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,150 for christian counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the New Port Richey-based christian counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $6,280 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,984.
Many christian counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in New Port Richey, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,200 counselors in Florida, 390 were working in the greater New Port Richey area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 14% in New Port Richey. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in New Port Richey is $34,570 per year, which is higher than the average for counselors state-wide.