New Paltz has a general population of 6,034 and an overall student population of 7,907. Approximately 7,907 of New Paltz's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in New Paltz, by student population, is State University of New York at New Paltz. In 2010, State University of New York at New Paltz graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in counseling.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in counseling in New Paltz in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at New Paltz's counseling schools was $18,691 per year for instate students and $26,591 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,250 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in New Paltz. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,202 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a counselor in New Paltz, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 55 counselors in New York were working in the greater New Paltz area. The number of counselors in New Paltz is expected 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 New Paltz is $58,160 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.