Oshkosh has a general population of 62,916 and an overall student population of 13,192. Approximately 13,192 of Oshkosh's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in Oshkosh, by student population, is University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Approximately 42 students graduated in 2010 from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with credentials in counseling.
A total of 42 students graduated with credentials in counseling from counseling schools in Oshkosh in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Oshkosh's counseling schools was $16,139 per year for instate students and $23,712 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Oshkosh. And if you live on campus at one of the Oshkosh-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $5,864 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Oshkosh, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,700 counselors in Wisconsin, 110 were working in the greater Oshkosh area. Oshkosh's counselor workforce is projected to increase by 3% 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 Oshkosh is $39,620 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for counselors.