Slippery Rock has a total population of 3,068 and a student population of 8,648. Of these students, 8,648 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in Slippery Rock, by student population, is Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 45 students with credentials in counseling.
In 2010, 45 students graduated with a counseling degree from one of Slippery Rock's counseling schools. Tuition in 2009 at Slippery Rock's counseling schools was $19,032 per year for instate students and $21,913 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,363 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Slippery Rock. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,554 per year, on average, for room and board at Slippery Rock-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Slippery Rock after graduating from counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in Slippery Rock, which is the most popular counseling profession, are good. In 2010, there were 14,900 counselors in Pennsylvania. Of these counselors, 2,800 were working in the greater Slippery Rock area. The number of counselors in Slippery Rock 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 Slippery Rock is $34,840 per year, which is lower than the average for counselors state-wide.