Glenside has a general population of 7,914 and an overall student population of 4,872. Approximately 3,953 of Glenside's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Glenside's largest counseling school is Arcadia University. In 2010, Arcadia University graduated approximately 11 students from its counseling program.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a counseling degree from one of Glenside's counseling schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $31,260 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Glenside-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $10,680 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,860.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Glenside, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 14,900 counselors in Pennsylvania. Of these counselors, 6,760 were working in the greater Glenside area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 14% in Glenside. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Glenside is $34,130 per year, which is lower than the average for counselors state-wide.