With an overall population of 3,388 and a student population of 2,665, approximately 566 of Orangeburg students attend one of Orangeburg's schools that offer counseling programs.
Of the 1 counseling schools in Orangeburg, the largest counseling school, by student population, is Long Island University-Rockland Campus. In 2010, Long Island University-Rockland Campus graduated approximately 14 students with credentials in counseling.
A reported 27 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Orangeburg in 2010.
Many counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Orangeburg, your job prospects are average. There were 22,870 counselors working in New York and 10,690 working in the greater Orangeburg area in 2010. The government projects that the number of counselors in Orangeburg will 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 Orangeburg is $64,460 per year, which is higher than the average for counselors state-wide.