With an overall population of 14,623 and a student population of 2,689, approximately 2,689 of Belton students attend one of Belton's schools that offer counseling programs.
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is the largest counseling school in Belton, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 21 students graduated from the Counseling program at University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.
A total of 27 students graduated with credentials in counseling from 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.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,350 per year, on average, for room and board at Belton-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Belton after graduating from counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in Belton, which is the most popular counseling profession, are good. In 2010, there were 24,650 counselors in Texas. Of these counselors, 310 were working in the greater Belton area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 28% in Belton. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Belton, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,770 per year. This is higher than the average salary for counselors in the state.