Garden City has a general population of 21,672 and an overall student population of 31,060. Approximately 7,951 of Garden City's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Adelphi University is the largest counseling school in Garden City, based on student population. Approximately 18 students graduated in 2010 from Adelphi University with credentials in counseling.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a counseling degree in Garden City. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,230 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,990 per year, on average, for room and board at Garden City-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,730.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Garden City, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 22,870 counselors in New York. Of these counselors, 2,190 were working in the greater Garden City area. The number of counselors in Garden City is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Garden City is $78,610 per year, which is higher than the average for counselors state-wide.