Mount Prospect has a total population of 56,265 and a student population of 44. Of these students, 44 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Christian Life College is the largest counseling school in Mount Prospect, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Counseling program at Christian Life College.
In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in Mount Prospect was $10,070 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $550 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,700 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $14,326.
Many counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mount Prospect, your job prospects are good. There were 10,030 counselors working in Illinois and 5,570 working in the greater Mount Prospect area in 2010. Mount Prospect'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 Mount Prospect is $57,780 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.