Syracuse has a total population of 147,306 and a student population of 40,837. Of these students, 19,638 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Syracuse's largest counseling school is Syracuse University. In 2010, Syracuse University graduated approximately 22 students from its counseling program.
In 2010, 31 students graduated with a counseling degree in Syracuse. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $34,926 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,306 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Syracuse. And if you live on campus at one of the Syracuse-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $12,374 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Syracuse, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 22,870 counselors in New York, 690 were working in the greater Syracuse area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 9% in Syracuse. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Syracuse is $58,220 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.