Peoria, Illinois has 2 counseling schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in counseling. With an overall population of 112,936 and a student population of 20,393, approximately 18,849 of Peoria students attend one of Peoria's schools that offer counseling programs.
Of the 2 counseling schools in Peoria, the largest counseling school, by student population, is Bradley University. In 2010, approximately 24 students graduated from the Counseling program at Bradley University.
A total of 37 students graduated with credentials in counseling from counseling schools in Peoria in 2010. In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in Peoria was $13,417 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Peoria-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $7,650 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,330.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Peoria, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,030 counselors in Illinois, 210 were working in the greater Peoria area. The government projects that the number of counselors in Peoria will 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 Peoria is $51,410 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.
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