Jefferson City has a general population of 7,760 and an overall student population of 2,150. Approximately 2,150 of Jefferson City's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Jefferson City's largest counseling school is Carson-Newman College. In 2010, Carson-Newman College graduated approximately 20 students from its counseling program.
A reported 20 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Jefferson City in 2010. In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in Jefferson City was $18,702 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,088 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Jefferson City-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $5,796 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,590.
If you plan on staying in Jefferson City after graduating from counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in Jefferson City, which is the most popular counseling profession, are good. In 2010, there were 5,040 counselors in Tennessee. Of these counselors, 110 were working in the greater Jefferson City area. The number of counselors in Jefferson City is expected 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 Jefferson City is $42,470 per year, which is higher than the average for counselors state-wide.