Dryden has a total population of 1,832 and a student population of 3,699. Of these students, 3,699 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in Dryden, by student population, is Tompkins Cortland Community College. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Tompkins Cortland Community College with credentials in counseling.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a counseling degree from one of Dryden's counseling schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,231 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Dryden counseling schools was an average of $18,111 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,900 per year, on average, for room and board at Dryden-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,531.
Many counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Dryden, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 58 counselors in New York were working in the greater Dryden area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 9% in Dryden. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Dryden is $57,110 per year, which is higher than the average for counselors state-wide.