Romeoville has a general population of 21,153 and an overall student population of 5,847. Approximately 5,847 of Romeoville's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Of the 1 counseling schools in Romeoville, the largest counseling school, by student population, is Lewis University. Approximately 70 students graduated in 2010 from Lewis University with credentials in counseling.
In 2010, 98 students graduated with a counseling degree from one of Romeoville's counseling schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,990 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Romeoville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,700 per year, on average, for room and board at Romeoville-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,890.
If you plan on staying in Romeoville after graduating from counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in Romeoville, which is the most popular counseling profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 counselors in Illinois were working in the greater Romeoville area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 12% in Romeoville. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Romeoville, you can expect to make an average salary of $57,780 per year. This is higher than the average salary for counselors in the state.