Virginia has a total population of 9,157 and a student population of 1,737. Of these students, 1,737 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Of the 1 counseling schools in Virginia, the largest counseling school, by student population, is Mesabi Range Community and Technical College. In 2010, Mesabi Range Community and Technical College graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in counseling.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Virginia in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $4,628 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Virginia.
If you plan on staying in Virginia after graduating from counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in Virginia, which is the most popular counseling profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 counselors in Minnesota were working in the greater Virginia area. Virginia's counselor workforce is projected to increase by 10% 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 Virginia is $43,160 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for counselors.