Newport has a total population of 17,048 and a student population of 15,498. Of these students, 15,378 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Newport's largest counseling school is Northern Kentucky University. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Counseling program at Northern Kentucky University.
A total of 21 students graduated with credentials in counseling from counseling schools in Newport in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Newport's counseling schools was $17,509 per year for instate students and $23,509 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Newport. And if you live on campus at one of the Newport-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $6,455 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,054.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Newport, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,710 counselors in Kentucky, 1,600 were working in the greater Newport area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 14% in Newport. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Newport is $60,130 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.
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