With an overall population of 1,209 and a student population of 874, approximately 874 of Due West students attend one of Due West's schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in Due West, by student population, is Erskine College and Seminary. In 2010, Erskine College and Seminary graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in counseling.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a counseling degree in Due West. If you decide to attend a counseling school in Due West, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,645.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Due West. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,325 per year, on average, for room and board at Due West-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Due West, your job prospects are good. There were 3,830 counselors working in South Carolina and 310 working in the greater Due West area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 15% in Due West. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Due West is $45,060 per year, which is lower than the average for counselors state-wide.