Oneonta has a total population of 13,292 and a student population of 7,412. Of these students, 5,893 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in Oneonta, by student population, is SUNY College at Oneonta. Approximately 18 students graduated in 2010 from SUNY College at Oneonta with credentials in counseling.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a counseling degree in Oneonta. Tuition in 2009 at Oneonta's counseling schools was $18,193 per year for instate students and $26,093 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Oneonta. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,902 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,461.
If you plan on staying in Oneonta after graduating from counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in Oneonta, which is the most popular counseling profession, are average. There were 14,600 counselors working in New York and 420 working in the greater Oneonta area in 2010. The government projects that the number of counselors in Oneonta will increase by 11% 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 Oneonta is $29,520 per year, which is lower than the average for counselors state-wide.