Huntington has a total population of 17,450 and a student population of 1,270. Of these students, 1,270 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Huntington's largest counseling school is Huntington University. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Huntington University with credentials in counseling.
In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in Huntington was $21,290 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for counseling related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Huntington-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $7,180 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Huntington, your job prospects are good. There were 6,800 counselors working in Indiana and 270 working in the greater Huntington area in 2010. The number of counselors in Huntington is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Huntington is $49,700 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.