Alfred has a general population of 3,954 and an overall student population of 5,849. Approximately 2,319 of Alfred's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Of the 1 counseling schools in Alfred, the largest counseling school, by student population, is Alfred University. In 2010, Alfred University graduated approximately 95 students with credentials in counseling.
A reported 95 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Alfred in 2010. In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in Alfred was $25,246 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Alfred. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,174 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Alfred after graduating from counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in Alfred, which is the most popular counseling profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 counselors in New York were working in the greater Alfred area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 9% in Alfred. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Alfred is $47,310 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for counselors.