Mankato has a total population of 32,427 and a student population of 19,692. Of these students, 14,955 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Mankato's largest counseling school is Minnesota State University-Mankato. Approximately 36 students graduated in 2010 from Minnesota State University-Mankato with credentials in counseling.
A total of 53 students graduated with credentials in counseling from counseling schools in Mankato in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,601 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Mankato counseling schools was an average of $22,033 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $856 for counseling related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Mankato-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $6,322 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,777.
Many counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mankato, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 3,580 counselors in Minnesota. Of these counselors, 270 were working in the greater Mankato area. The government projects that the number of counselors in Mankato will 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 Mankato is $43,790 per year, which is lower than the average for counselors state-wide.
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