Muncie has a total population of 67,430 and a student population of 29,560. Of these students, 21,401 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in Muncie, by student population, is Ball State University. In 2010, Ball State University graduated approximately 43 students from its counseling program.
In 2010, 71 students graduated with a counseling degree from one of Muncie's counseling schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,640 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Muncie counseling schools was an average of $32,208 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $970 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,052 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Muncie, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 6,800 counselors in Indiana, 170 were working in the greater Muncie area. Muncie's counselor workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Muncie, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,560 per year. This is lower than the average salary for counselors in the state.