Tulsa has a general population of 393,049 and an overall student population of 33,166. Approximately 3,140 of Tulsa's students are enrolled in schools that offer christian counseling programs.
Tulsa's largest christian counseling school is Oral Roberts University. In 2010, Oral Roberts University graduated approximately 36 students from its christian counseling program.
A reported 36 students graduated with credentials in christian counseling in Tulsa in 2010. In 2009 tuition at christian counseling schools in Tulsa was $19,106 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,680 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a christian counseling program in Tulsa. And if you live on campus at one of the Tulsa-based christian counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $7,916 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Tulsa after graduating from christian counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in Tulsa, which is the most popular christian counseling profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 570 counselors in Oklahoma. Of these counselors, 80 were working in the greater Tulsa area. The government projects that the number of counselors in Tulsa will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Tulsa, you can expect to make an average salary of $40,900 per year. This is higher than the average salary for counselors in the state.