Terre Haute has a total population of 59,614 and a student population of 18,737. Of these students, 5,857 are enrolled in schools that offer mental health programs.
Of the 1 mental health schools in Terre Haute, the largest mental health school, by student population, is Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley. Approximately 21 students graduated in 2010 from Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley with credentials in mental health.
A reported 21 students graduated with credentials in mental health in Terre Haute in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,090 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,060 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a mental health program in Terre Haute.
Many mental health graduates choose to work as mental health counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Terre Haute, your job prospects are good. There were 1,050 mental health counselors working in Indiana and 90 working in the greater Terre Haute area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of mental health counselors is expected to increase by 20% in Terre Haute. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for mental health counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mental health counselor in Terre Haute is $26,980 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for mental health counselors.