With an overall population of 2,569 and a student population of 2,298, approximately 2,298 of Fairfield students attend one of Fairfield's schools that offer mental health programs.
Kennebec Valley Community College is the largest mental health school in Fairfield, based on student population. In 2010, Kennebec Valley Community College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in mental health.
In 2009 tuition at mental health schools in Fairfield was $3,114 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,094 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a mental health program in Fairfield.
If you plan on staying in Fairfield after graduating from mental health school, you should know that job prospects for mental health counselors in Fairfield, which is the most popular mental health profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,490 mental health counselors in Maine. Of these mental health counselors, 430 were working in the greater Fairfield area. By the year 2018, the number of mental health counselors is expected to increase by 6% in Fairfield. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mental health counselors.
As a mental health counselor in Fairfield, you can expect to make an average salary of $41,860 per year. This is higher than the average salary for mental health counselors in the state.