With an overall population of 107,789 and a student population of 16,251, approximately 8,394 of South Bend students attend one of South Bend's schools that offer counseling programs.
Indiana University-South Bend is the largest counseling school in South Bend, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Counseling program at Indiana University-South Bend.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a counseling degree in South Bend. If you decide to attend one of South Bend's counseling schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,885 per year in instate tuition and $28,582 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the South Bend-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $6,796 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,089.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in South Bend, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 6,800 counselors in Indiana. Of these counselors, 270 were working in the greater South Bend area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 17% in South Bend. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in South Bend is $50,270 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.