With an overall population of 25,946 and a student population of 27,472, approximately 27,247 of Mount Pleasant students attend one of Mount Pleasant's schools that offer counseling programs.
Central Michigan University is the largest counseling school in Mount Pleasant, based on student population. In 2010, Central Michigan University graduated approximately 69 students with credentials in counseling.
A total of 69 students graduated with credentials in counseling from counseling schools in Mount Pleasant in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Mount Pleasant's counseling schools was $20,297 per year for instate students and $33,797 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,896 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Mount Pleasant after graduating from counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in Mount Pleasant, which is the most popular counseling profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 counselors in Michigan were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. The government projects that the number of counselors in Mount Pleasant will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Mount Pleasant is $53,370 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.