Rutland has a total population of 17,292 and a student population of 422. Of these students, 422 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in Rutland, by student population, is College of St Joseph. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Counseling program at College of St Joseph.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a counseling degree in Rutland. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,550 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Rutland-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $8,350 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 Rutland, your job prospects are average. There were 750 counselors working in Vermont and 310 working in the greater Rutland area in 2010. The number of counselors in Rutland is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Rutland is $48,880 per year, which is higher than the average for counselors state-wide.