With an overall population of 5,126 and a student population of 999, approximately 999 of Clarks Summit students attend one of Clarks Summit's schools that offer counseling programs.
Baptist Bible College and Seminary is the largest counseling school in Clarks Summit, based on student population. In 2010, Baptist Bible College and Seminary graduated approximately 4 students from its counseling program.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Clarks Summit in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,620 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $600 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Clarks Summit-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $6,200 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,729.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Clarks Summit, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 counselors in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Clarks Summit area. The number of counselors in Clarks Summit is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Clarks Summit is $29,880 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for counselors.