Rockford has a general population of 150,115 and an overall student population of 12,571. Approximately 8,659 of Rockford's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Of the 1 counseling schools in Rockford, the largest counseling school, by student population, is Rock Valley College. In 2010, Rock Valley College graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in counseling.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Rockford in 2010. In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in Rockford was $2,220 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for counseling related books and supplies every year.
Many counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Rockford, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 10,030 counselors in Illinois. Of these counselors, 220 were working in the greater Rockford area. Rockford'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 Rockford is $54,840 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.