Cleveland has a total population of 37,192 and a student population of 8,187. Of these students, 4,262 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Of the 1 counseling schools in Cleveland, the largest counseling school, by student population, is Lee University. Approximately 21 students graduated in 2010 from Lee University with credentials in counseling.
In 2010, 38 students graduated with a counseling degree from one of Cleveland's counseling schools. In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in Cleveland was $11,660 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Cleveland. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,650 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 Cleveland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 5,040 counselors in Tennessee, 90 were working in the greater Cleveland area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 13% in Cleveland. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Cleveland is $42,190 per year, which is higher than the average for counselors state-wide.