With an overall population of 14,788 and a student population of 1,176, approximately 1,176 of Phoenixville students attend one of Phoenixville's schools that offer counseling programs.
Valley Forge Christian College is the largest counseling school in Phoenixville, based on student population. In 2010, Valley Forge Christian College graduated approximately 20 students with credentials in counseling.
A reported 20 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Phoenixville in 2010. If you decide to attend a counseling school in Phoenixville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $14,932.
You should also anticipate spending about $794 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Phoenixville-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $7,296 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,128.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Phoenixville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 14,900 counselors in Pennsylvania, 6,760 were working in the greater Phoenixville area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 14% in Phoenixville. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Phoenixville, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,130 per year. This is lower than the average salary for counselors in the state.