Marshall has a general population of 23,935 and an overall student population of 3,379. Approximately 1,179 of Marshall's students are enrolled in schools that offer christian counseling programs.
East Texas Baptist University is the largest christian counseling school in Marshall, based on student population. In 2010, East Texas Baptist University graduated approximately 4 students from its christian counseling program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a christian counseling degree in Marshall. In 2009 tuition at christian counseling schools in Marshall was $17,180 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $892 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a christian counseling program in Marshall. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,164 per year, on average, for room and board at Marshall-based christian counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,368.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Marshall, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 6,470 counselors in Texas, 210 were working in the greater Marshall area. The number of counselors in Marshall is expected 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 Marshall is $60,040 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.