If you decide that you want to get a counseling degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 counseling schools in Trenton, New Jersey. Trenton has a general population of 85,403 and an overall student population of 31,885. Approximately 13,016 of Trenton's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Of the 2 counseling schools in Trenton, the largest counseling school, by student population, is Rider University. In 2010, Rider University graduated approximately 50 students with credentials in counseling.
In 2010, 92 students graduated with a counseling degree from one of Trenton's counseling schools. If you decide to attend one of Trenton's counseling schools, you can expect to pay an average of $34,749 per year in instate tuition and $39,092 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,250 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,358 per year, on average, for room and board at Trenton-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,060.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Trenton, your job prospects are not very good. There were 5,450 counselors working in New Jersey and 320 working in the greater Trenton area in 2010. Trenton's counselor workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
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