There are 2 counseling schools in Memphis, Tennessee. Memphis has a general population of 650,100 and an overall student population of 48,230. Approximately 34,440 of Memphis's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Of the 2 counseling schools in Memphis, the largest counseling school, by student population, is University of Memphis. In 2010, University of Memphis graduated approximately 51 students with credentials in counseling.
A reported 88 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Memphis in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,409 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Memphis counseling schools was an average of $32,129 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for counseling related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,870 per year, on average, for room and board at Memphis-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,604.
If you plan on staying in Memphis after graduating from counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in Memphis, which is the most popular counseling profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 counselors in Tennessee were working in the greater Memphis area. The government projects that the number of counselors in Memphis will increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Memphis, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,180 per year. This is lower than the average salary for counselors in the state.
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