Lakewood has a total population of 36,065 and a student population of 9,996. Of these students, 3,023 are enrolled in schools that offer christian counseling programs.
Georgian Court University is the largest christian counseling school in Lakewood, based on student population. In 2010, Georgian Court University graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in christian counseling.
In 2009 tuition at christian counseling schools in Lakewood was $24,490 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,350 for christian counseling related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,386 per year, on average, for room and board at Lakewood-based christian counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,040.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Lakewood, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,950 counselors in New Jersey. Of these counselors, 200 were working in the greater Lakewood area. The government projects that the number of counselors in Lakewood will increase by 7% 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 Lakewood is $41,490 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for counselors.