Belton has a general population of 14,623 and an overall student population of 2,689. Approximately 2,689 of Belton's students are enrolled in schools that offer christian counseling programs.
Belton's largest christian counseling school is University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Christian Counseling program at University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in christian counseling from christian counseling schools in Belton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,650 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for christian counseling related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,350 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in christian counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Belton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 6,470 counselors in Texas, 90 were working in the greater Belton area. The number of counselors in Belton is expected to increase by 27% 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 Belton is $54,080 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.