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 mental health programs.
Rowan University is the largest mental health school in Glassboro, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Mental Health program at Rowan University.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a mental health degree in Glassboro. Tuition in 2009 at Glassboro's mental health schools was $24,592 per year for instate students and $31,666 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a mental health program in Glassboro. And if you live on campus at one of the Glassboro-based mental health schools, you will have an added expense of $9,958 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Glassboro after graduating from mental health school, you should know that job prospects for mental health counselors in Glassboro, which is the most popular mental health profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 mental health counselors in New Jersey were working in the greater Glassboro area. The government projects that the number of mental health counselors in Glassboro will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mental health counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a mental health counselor in Glassboro is $43,150 per year, which is lower than the average for mental health counselors state-wide.