Glassboro has a total population of 19,068 and a student population of 11,006. Of these students, 11,006 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Rowan University is the largest counseling school in Glassboro, based on student population. In 2010, Rowan University graduated approximately 36 students with credentials in counseling.
In 2010, 38 students graduated with a counseling degree in Glassboro. Tuition in 2009 at Glassboro's counseling schools was $24,592 per year for instate students and $31,666 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,958 per year, on average, for room and board at Glassboro-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Glassboro, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 7,000 counselors in New Jersey. Of these counselors, 940 were working in the greater Glassboro area. Glassboro's counselor workforce is projected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Glassboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,990 per year. This is lower than the average salary for counselors in the state.