With an overall population of 10,515 and a student population of 8,163, approximately 8,163 of Martin students attend one of Martin's schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in Martin, by student population, is The University of Tennessee-Martin. In 2010, approximately 16 students graduated from the Counseling program at The University of Tennessee-Martin.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a counseling degree in Martin. Tuition in 2009 at Martin's counseling schools was $15,661 per year for instate students and $27,047 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for counseling related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Martin-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $5,032 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Martin, your job prospects are good. There were 5,040 counselors working in Tennessee and 300 working in the greater Martin area in 2010. The number of counselors in Martin is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Martin, you can expect to make an average salary of $41,410 per year. This is lower than the average salary for counselors in the state.