Binghamton, New York has 2 counseling schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in counseling. With an overall population of 47,380 and a student population of 21,906, approximately 21,586 of Binghamton students attend one of Binghamton's schools that offer counseling programs.
Binghamton's largest counseling school is SUNY at Binghamton. In 2010, SUNY at Binghamton graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in counseling.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Binghamton in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Binghamton's counseling schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,175 per year in instate tuition and $27,075 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Binghamton. And if you live on campus at one of the Binghamton-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $10,614 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,775.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Binghamton, your job prospects are average. There were 22,870 counselors working in New York and 240 working in the greater Binghamton area in 2010. Binghamton's counselor workforce is projected to increase by 9% 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 Binghamton is $50,380 per year, which is lower than the average for counselors state-wide.