With an overall population of 3,803 and a student population of 2,559, approximately 2,559 of Upland students attend one of Upland's schools that offer counseling programs.
Of the 1 counseling schools in Upland, the largest counseling school, by student population, is Taylor University. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Counseling program at Taylor University.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Upland in 2010. In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in Upland was $25,396 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Upland. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,708 per year, on average, for room and board at Upland-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Upland, your job prospects are good. There were 6,800 counselors working in Indiana and 230 working in the greater Upland area in 2010. Upland'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 Upland, 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.