Canton has a general population of 5,882 and an overall student population of 5,721. Approximately 2,401 of Canton's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
St Lawrence University is the largest counseling school in Canton, based on student population. In 2010, St Lawrence University graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in counseling.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with a counseling degree in Canton. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $39,765 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $750 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Canton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,160 per year, on average, for room and board at Canton-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Canton, your job prospects are average. There were 22,870 counselors working in New York and 610 working in the greater Canton area in 2010. Canton'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.
As a counselor in Canton, you can expect to make an average salary of $47,890 per year. This is lower than the average salary for counselors in the state.