Ashland has a total population of 21,249 and a student population of 6,403. Of these students, 6,300 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Ashland University is the largest counseling school in Ashland, based on student population. In 2010, Ashland University graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in counseling.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in counseling from counseling schools in Ashland in 2010. In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in Ashland was $25,646 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Ashland. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,352 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 Ashland, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 10,950 counselors in Ohio. Of these counselors, 700 were working in the greater Ashland area. The number of counselors in Ashland is expected to increase by 5% 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 Ashland is $51,980 per year, which is lower than the average for counselors state-wide.