With an overall population of 46,525 and a student population of 47,344, approximately 47,071 of East Lansing students attend one of East Lansing's schools that offer counseling programs.
Michigan State University is the largest counseling school in East Lansing, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 45 students graduated from the Counseling program at Michigan State University.
A reported 57 students graduated with credentials in counseling in East Lansing in 2010. If you decide to attend one of East Lansing's counseling schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,994 per year in instate tuition and $37,457 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $962 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,394 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in East Lansing, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 5,700 counselors in Michigan. Of these counselors, 280 were working in the greater East Lansing area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 9% in East Lansing. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in East Lansing, you can expect to make an average salary of $46,680 per year. This is lower than the average salary for counselors in the state.