Appleton has a total population of 70,087 and a student population of 12,026. Of these students, 10,258 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Of the 1 counseling schools in Appleton, the largest counseling school, by student population, is Fox Valley Technical College. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from Fox Valley Technical College with credentials in counseling.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a counseling degree from one of Appleton's counseling schools. If you decide to attend a counseling school in Appleton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,497.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Appleton.
Many counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Appleton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,700 counselors in Wisconsin, 130 were working in the greater Appleton area. The number of counselors in Appleton is expected to increase by 3% 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 Appleton is $55,980 per year, which is higher than the average for counselors state-wide.