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Counseling Schools in Poughkeepsie, New York

Counseling Schools in Poughkeepsie, NY

Poughkeepsie, New York has 2 counseling schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in counseling. Poughkeepsie has a general population of 29,871 and an overall student population of 18,858. Approximately 16,002 of Poughkeepsie's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.

Marist College is the largest counseling school in Poughkeepsie, based on student population. Approximately 17 students graduated in 2010 from Marist College with credentials in counseling.

A reported 27 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Poughkeepsie in 2010. In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in Poughkeepsie was $14,962 per year, on average.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,287 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Poughkeepsie. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,225 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $18,820.

Counseling Salaries and Career Outlook in Poughkeepsie

Many counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Poughkeepsie, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 counselors in New York were working in the greater Poughkeepsie area. The government projects that the number of counselors in Poughkeepsie will 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 Poughkeepsie is $66,180 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Counseling Degree in Poughkeepsie
  • Associates Degree in Counseling
  • Bachelors Degree in Counseling
  • Counseling Classes
  • Counseling Courses
  • Counseling Training

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  1. 1Dutchess Community CollegeDutchess Community College

    53 Pendell Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601-1595

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  2. 2Marist CollegeMarist College

    3399 North Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree