Pittsburgh has a general population of 334,563 and an overall student population of 87,948. Approximately 10,294 of Pittsburgh's students are enrolled in schools that offer christian counseling programs.
Of the 1 christian counseling schools in Pittsburgh, the largest christian counseling school, by student population, is Duquesne University. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Christian Counseling program at Duquesne University.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in christian counseling from christian counseling schools in Pittsburgh in 2010. In 2009 tuition at christian counseling schools in Pittsburgh was $26,468 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a christian counseling program in Pittsburgh. And if you live on campus at one of the Pittsburgh-based christian counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $9,200 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,118.
After graduating with your credentials in christian counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Pittsburgh, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 7,200 counselors in Pennsylvania, 300 were working in the greater Pittsburgh area. The number of counselors in Pittsburgh is expected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Pittsburgh, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,680 per year. This is lower than the average salary for counselors in the state.