With an overall population of 15,256 and a student population of 4,666, approximately 4,666 of Bourbonnais students attend one of Bourbonnais's schools that offer counseling programs.
Bourbonnais's largest counseling school is Olivet Nazarene University. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Counseling program at Olivet Nazarene University.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a counseling degree from one of Bourbonnais's counseling schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,590 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,750 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $27,890.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Bourbonnais, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,880 counselors in Illinois, 70 were working in the greater Bourbonnais area. Bourbonnais's counselor workforce is projected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Bourbonnais is $27,830 per year, which is lower than the average for counselors state-wide.