Oklahoma City has a general population of 506,132 and an overall student population of 46,041. Approximately 1,269 of Oklahoma City's students are enrolled in schools that offer christian counseling programs.
Mid-America Christian University is the largest christian counseling school in Oklahoma City, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Christian Counseling program at Mid-America Christian University.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in christian counseling in Oklahoma City in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,430 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a christian counseling program in Oklahoma City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,150 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $16,278.
Many christian counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Oklahoma City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 570 counselors in Oklahoma. Of these counselors, 230 were working in the greater Oklahoma City area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 7% in Oklahoma City. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Oklahoma City is $38,140 per year, which is lower than the average for counselors state-wide.