New Albany has a total population of 37,603 and a student population of 6,840. Of these students, 6,840 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
New Albany's largest counseling school is Indiana University-Southeast. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from Indiana University-Southeast with credentials in counseling.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a counseling degree in New Albany. If you decide to attend one of New Albany's counseling schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,470 per year in instate tuition and $27,158 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $880 for counseling related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,860 per year, on average, for room and board at New Albany-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,210.
Many counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in New Albany, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 6,800 counselors in Indiana, 740 were working in the greater New Albany area. The number of counselors in New Albany 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 New Albany is $62,020 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.