With an overall population of 7,818 and a student population of 1,808, approximately 1,808 of College Place students attend one of College Place's schools that offer counseling programs.
College Place's largest counseling school is Walla Walla University. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Counseling program at Walla Walla University.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in counseling from counseling schools in College Place in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,794 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,068 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in College Place. And if you live on campus at one of the College Place-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $5,010 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,698.
If you plan on staying in College Place after graduating from counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in College Place, which is the most popular counseling profession, are average. In 2010, of the 5,390 counselors in Washington State, 210 were working in the greater College Place area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 11% in College Place. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in College Place, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,070 per year. This is higher than the average salary for counselors in the state.