Fort Wayne, Indiana has 2 counseling schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in counseling. Fort Wayne has a total population of 205,727 and a student population of 32,948. Of these students, 15,840 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Fort Wayne's largest counseling school is Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne. In 2010, approximately 21 students graduated from the Counseling program at Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne.
In 2010, 39 students graduated with a counseling degree in Fort Wayne. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,928 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Fort Wayne counseling schools was an average of $31,226 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,250 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,185 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $18,318.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Fort Wayne, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 22 counselors in Indiana were working in the greater Fort Wayne area. The number of counselors in Fort Wayne is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Fort Wayne, you can expect to make an average salary of $47,660 per year. This is lower than the average salary for counselors in the state.
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