With an overall population of 31,320 and a student population of 15,426, approximately 15,345 of Marion students attend one of Marion's schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in Marion, by student population, is Indiana Wesleyan University. Approximately 27 students graduated in 2010 from Indiana Wesleyan University with credentials in counseling.
A reported 69 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Marion in 2010. If you decide to attend a counseling school in Marion, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,496.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for counseling related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,770 per year, on average, for room and board at Marion-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,899.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Marion, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 6,800 counselors in Indiana. Of these counselors, 230 were working in the greater Marion area. The number of counselors in Marion 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 Marion, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,700 per year. This is higher than the average salary for counselors in the state.
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