Canton has a general population of 80,806 and an overall student population of 22,824. Approximately 2,620 of Canton's students are enrolled in schools that offer christian counseling programs.
The largest christian counseling school in Canton, by student population, is Malone University. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Christian Counseling program at Malone University.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in christian counseling from christian counseling schools in Canton in 2010. In 2009 tuition at christian counseling schools in Canton was $21,080 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $930 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a christian counseling program in Canton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Canton-based christian counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Canton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 26,800 counselors in Ohio. Of these counselors, 40 were working in the greater Canton area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 12% in Canton. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Canton is $33,610 per year, which is lower than the average for counselors state-wide.