Berrien Springs has a general population of 1,862 and an overall student population of 3,589. Approximately 3,589 of Berrien Springs's students are enrolled in schools that offer christian counseling programs.
Andrews University is the largest christian counseling school in Berrien Springs, based on student population. In 2010, Andrews University graduated approximately 18 students from its christian counseling program.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a christian counseling degree in Berrien Springs. In 2009 tuition at christian counseling schools in Berrien Springs was $21,170 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,050 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a christian counseling program in Berrien Springs. And if you live on campus at one of the Berrien Springs-based christian counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $6,860 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many christian counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Berrien Springs, your job prospects are average. There were 4,910 counselors working in Michigan and 40 working in the greater Berrien Springs area in 2010. The government projects that the number of counselors in Berrien Springs will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Berrien Springs, you can expect to make an average salary of $37,070 per year. This is lower than the average salary for counselors in the state.