Berrien Springs has a total population of 1,862 and a student population of 3,589. Of these students, 3,589 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in Berrien Springs, by student population, is Andrews University. In 2010, approximately 18 students graduated from the Counseling program at Andrews University.
A reported 29 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Berrien Springs in 2010. In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in Berrien Springs was $21,170 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,050 for counseling related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,860 per year, on average, for room and board at Berrien Springs-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Berrien Springs, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 62 counselors in Michigan were working in the greater Berrien Springs area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 9% in Berrien Springs. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Berrien Springs, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,320 per year. This is lower than the average salary for counselors in the state.