Lincoln has a total population of 15,369 and a student population of 2,297. Of these students, 993 are enrolled in schools that offer christian counseling programs.
The largest christian counseling school in Lincoln, by student population, is Lincoln Christian University. In 2010, Lincoln Christian University graduated approximately 18 students with credentials in christian counseling.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a christian counseling degree in Lincoln. If you decide to attend a christian counseling school in Lincoln, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $13,020.
You should also anticipate spending about $700 for christian counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,783 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many christian counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lincoln, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 61 counselors in Illinois were working in the greater Lincoln area. The number of counselors in Lincoln is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Lincoln, you can expect to make an average salary of $50,660 per year. This is higher than the average salary for counselors in the state.