Newport has a total population of 26,475 and a student population of 2,634. Of these students, 2,584 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Newport's largest counseling school is Salve Regina University. In 2010, approximately 43 students graduated from the Counseling program at Salve Regina University.
A reported 58 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Newport in 2010. In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in Newport was $30,000 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for counseling related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,950 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Newport, your job prospects are average. There were 720 counselors working in Rhode Island and 1,060 working in the greater Newport area in 2010. The government projects that the number of counselors in Newport will increase by 10% 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 Newport is $59,030 per year, which is the same as the average for counselors state-wide.