Mayfield has a general population of 10,349 and an overall student population of 1,823. Approximately 1,823 of Mayfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Mayfield's largest counseling school is Mid-Continent University. In 2010, Mid-Continent University graduated approximately 7 students from its counseling program.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Mayfield in 2010. If you decide to attend a counseling school in Mayfield, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $13,700.
You should also anticipate spending about $3,000 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Mayfield-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $6,500 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,800.
Many counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mayfield, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,710 counselors in Kentucky. Of these counselors, 300 were working in the greater Mayfield area. The number of counselors in Mayfield is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Mayfield, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,830 per year. This is higher than the average salary for counselors in the state.