Nashua has a total population of 86,605 and a student population of 5,365. Of these students, 2,256 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in Nashua, by student population, is Rivier College. In 2010, Rivier College graduated approximately 13 students from its counseling program.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a counseling degree in Nashua. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,965 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Nashua-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $9,154 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,325.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Nashua, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 1,120 counselors in New Hampshire, 320 were working in the greater Nashua area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 11% in Nashua. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Nashua is $43,450 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for counselors.