Kalispell has a general population of 14,223 and an overall student population of 2,501. Approximately 2,501 of Kalispell's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Kalispell's largest counseling school is Flathead Valley Community College. In 2010, Flathead Valley Community College graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in counseling.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a counseling degree from one of Kalispell's counseling schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,496 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for counseling related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Kalispell, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 counselors in Montana were working in the greater Kalispell area. Kalispell's counselor workforce is projected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Kalispell is $30,050 per year, which is higher than the average for counselors state-wide.