There are 2 christian counseling schools in Houston, Texas. With an overall population of 1,953,631 and a student population of 156,252, approximately 5,842 of Houston students attend one of Houston's schools that offer christian counseling programs.
Houston's largest christian counseling school is University of St Thomas. In 2010, University of St Thomas graduated approximately 8 students from its christian counseling program.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in christian counseling from christian counseling schools in Houston in 2010. In 2009 tuition at christian counseling schools in Houston was $21,330 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,130 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a christian counseling program in Houston. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,337 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $26,720.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Houston, your job prospects are good. There were 6,470 counselors working in Texas and 1,190 working in the greater Houston area in 2010. The government projects that the number of counselors in Houston will 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 Houston is $60,720 per year, which is higher than the average for counselors state-wide.