Madison has a general population of 16,530 and an overall student population of 6,172. Approximately 3,505 of Madison's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in Madison, by student population, is Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham with credentials in counseling.
A reported 20 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Madison in 2010. In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in Madison was $31,174 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $908 for counseling related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,058 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $34,982.
If you plan on staying in Madison after graduating from counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in Madison, which is the most popular counseling profession, are average. In 2010, of the 6,500 counselors in New Jersey, 1,520 were working in the greater Madison area. The government projects that the number of counselors in Madison will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Madison, you can expect to make an average salary of $75,070 per year. This is higher than the average salary for counselors in the state.
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