With an overall population of 951,270 and a student population of 65,306, approximately 20,770 of Detroit students attend one of Detroit's schools that offer mental health programs.
The largest mental health school in Detroit, by student population, is Wayne County Community College District. In 2010, Wayne County Community College District graduated approximately 18 students with credentials in mental health.
A reported 18 students graduated with credentials in mental health in Detroit in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,882 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,680 for mental health related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a mental health counselor in Detroit, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 mental health counselors in Michigan were working in the greater Detroit area. The number of mental health counselors in Detroit is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mental health counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mental health counselor in Detroit is $37,000 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for mental health counselors.