Rochester has a total population of 85,806 and a student population of 7,877. Of these students, 170 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Rochester's largest counseling school is Crossroads College. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from Crossroads College with credentials in counseling.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in counseling from counseling schools in Rochester in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,290 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Rochester-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $3,950 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home 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 Rochester, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 21 counselors in Minnesota were working in the greater Rochester area. The government projects that the number of counselors in Rochester will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Rochester, you can expect to make an average salary of $37,410 per year. This is lower than the average salary for counselors in the state.