With an overall population of 56,002 and a student population of 23,214, approximately 3,956 of Greenville students attend one of Greenville's schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in Greenville, by student population, is Bob Jones University. In 2010, Bob Jones University graduated approximately 46 students from its counseling program.
A reported 49 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Greenville in 2010. If you decide to attend a counseling school in Greenville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $12,130.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for counseling related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Greenville-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,482.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Greenville, your job prospects are good. There were 3,830 counselors working in South Carolina and 1,410 working in the greater Greenville area in 2010. The government projects that the number of counselors in Greenville will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Greenville is $91,120 per year, which is higher than the average for counselors state-wide.
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