With an overall population of 38,889 and a student population of 16,510, approximately 13,391 of Burlington students attend one of Burlington's schools that offer counseling programs.
Of the 1 counseling schools in Burlington, the largest counseling school, by student population, is University of Vermont. In 2010, University of Vermont graduated approximately 17 students with credentials in counseling.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a counseling degree from one of Burlington's counseling schools. If you decide to attend one of Burlington's counseling schools, you can expect to pay an average of $24,874 per year in instate tuition and $42,730 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,050 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Burlington-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $8,996 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Burlington, your job prospects are not very good. There were 750 counselors working in Vermont and 570 working in the greater Burlington area in 2010. The number of counselors in Burlington is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Burlington is $30,570 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for counselors.