If you decide that you want to get a counseling degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 3 counseling schools in Spokane, Washington. Spokane has a general population of 195,629 and an overall student population of 28,115. Approximately 19,969 of Spokane's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Gonzaga University is the largest counseling school in Spokane, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 49 students graduated from the Counseling program at Gonzaga University.
A total of 83 students graduated with credentials in counseling from counseling schools in Spokane in 2010. In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in Spokane was $20,251 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $944 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,183 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $19,291.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Spokane, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,820 counselors in Washington State, 950 were working in the greater Spokane area. The number of counselors in Spokane is expected to increase by 15% 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 Spokane is $36,280 per year, which is lower than the average for counselors state-wide.
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