There are 2 counseling schools in Canton, Ohio. Canton has a general population of 80,806 and an overall student population of 22,824. Approximately 5,380 of Canton's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in Canton, by student population, is Malone University. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Malone University with credentials in counseling.
A total of 52 students graduated with credentials in counseling from counseling schools in Canton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,160 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $972 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,313 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Canton after graduating from counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in Canton, which is the most popular counseling profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 10,950 counselors in Ohio, 330 were working in the greater Canton area. Canton's counselor workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Canton, you can expect to make an average salary of $56,100 per year. This is higher than the average salary for counselors in the state.