Clarksville has a total population of 103,455 and a student population of 11,817. Of these students, 10,188 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Austin Peay State University is the largest counseling school in Clarksville, based on student population. Approximately 18 students graduated in 2010 from Austin Peay State University with credentials in counseling.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a counseling degree in Clarksville. Tuition in 2009 at Clarksville's counseling schools was $19,221 per year for instate students and $31,149 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,550 for counseling related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,120 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,274.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Clarksville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 5,040 counselors in Tennessee, 190 were working in the greater Clarksville area. Clarksville's counselor workforce is projected to increase by 13% 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 Clarksville is $48,200 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.