Austin has a total population of 656,562 and a student population of 105,227. Of these students, 108 are enrolled in schools that offer christian counseling programs.
The largest christian counseling school in Austin, by student population, is Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest. In 2010, Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest graduated approximately 6 students from its christian counseling program.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a christian counseling degree from one of Austin's christian counseling schools.
And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,450 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many christian counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Austin, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 17 counselors in Texas were working in the greater Austin area. Austin's counselor workforce is projected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Austin is $54,350 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.