New Orleans has a total population of 484,674 and a student population of 59,719. Of these students, 2,763 are enrolled in schools that offer christian counseling programs.
New Orleans's largest christian counseling school is New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. In 2010, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary graduated approximately 17 students from its christian counseling program.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a christian counseling degree from one of New Orleans's christian counseling schools. If you decide to attend a christian counseling school in New Orleans, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $5,438.
You should also anticipate spending about $500 for christian counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $1,940 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,494.
If you decide to work as a counselor in New Orleans, your job prospects are average. There were 1,120 counselors working in Louisiana and 250 working in the greater New Orleans area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 9% in New Orleans. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in New Orleans, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,750 per year. This is lower than the average salary for counselors in the state.