With an overall population of 5,670 and a student population of 2,027, approximately 2,027 of Henderson students attend one of Henderson's schools that offer counseling programs.
Henderson's largest counseling school is Freed-Hardeman University. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Freed-Hardeman University with credentials in counseling.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with a counseling degree from one of Henderson's counseling schools. If you decide to attend a counseling school in Henderson, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $14,998.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,000 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,090 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $24,648.
Many counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Henderson, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 5,040 counselors in Tennessee. Of these counselors, 180 were working in the greater Henderson area. Henderson's counselor workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Henderson, you can expect to make an average salary of $35,100 per year. This is lower than the average salary for counselors in the state.