Bemidji has a general population of 11,917 and an overall student population of 6,854. Approximately 144 of Bemidji's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Of the 1 counseling schools in Bemidji, the largest counseling school, by student population, is Oak Hills Christian College. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Counseling program at Oak Hills Christian College.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Bemidji in 2010. In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in Bemidji was $13,480 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $730 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Bemidji. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,840 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Bemidji, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 3,580 counselors in Minnesota, 260 were working in the greater Bemidji area. Bemidji's counselor workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Bemidji is $45,590 per year, which is lower than the average for counselors state-wide.