With an overall population of 3,523 and a student population of 3,284, approximately 3,284 of Lebanon students attend one of Lebanon's schools that offer counseling programs.
Of the 1 counseling schools in Lebanon, the largest counseling school, by student population, is McKendree University. In 2010, McKendree University graduated approximately 16 students from its counseling program.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a counseling degree from one of Lebanon's counseling schools. If you decide to attend a counseling school in Lebanon, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,070.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Lebanon. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,220 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $26,110.
If you plan on staying in Lebanon after graduating from counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in Lebanon, which is the most popular counseling profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 counselors in Illinois were working in the greater Lebanon area. The government projects that the number of counselors in Lebanon will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Lebanon, you can expect to make an average salary of $46,770 per year. This is lower than the average salary for counselors in the state.