With an overall population of 18,420 and a student population of 2,730, approximately 2,730 of Deerfield students attend one of Deerfield's schools that offer counseling programs.
Of the 1 counseling schools in Deerfield, the largest counseling school, by student population, is Trinity International University. In 2010, Trinity International University graduated approximately 28 students with credentials in counseling.
In 2010, 46 students graduated with a counseling degree from one of Deerfield's counseling schools. In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in Deerfield was $22,370 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,120 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,430 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Deerfield, your job prospects are good. There were 10,030 counselors working in Illinois and 530 working in the greater Deerfield area in 2010. Deerfield's counselor workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. 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 Deerfield is $59,190 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.