West Long Branch has a general population of 8,258 and an overall student population of 6,499. Approximately 6,499 of West Long Branch's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in West Long Branch, by student population, is Monmouth University. In 2010, Monmouth University graduated approximately 46 students from its counseling program.
A reported 71 students graduated with credentials in counseling in West Long Branch in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,014 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in West Long Branch. And if you live on campus at one of the West Long Branch-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $10,342 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,921.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in West Long Branch, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 6,500 counselors in New Jersey. Of these counselors, 1,450 were working in the greater West Long Branch area. The government projects that the number of counselors in West Long Branch will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in West Long Branch is $66,020 per year, which is higher than the average for counselors state-wide.
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