Platteville has a total population of 9,989 and a student population of 7,803. Of these students, 7,803 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in Platteville, by student population, is University of Wisconsin-Platteville. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-Platteville graduated approximately 26 students with credentials in counseling.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a counseling degree from one of Platteville's counseling schools. Tuition in 2009 at Platteville's counseling schools was $14,478 per year for instate students and $22,051 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $320 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,002 per year, on average, for room and board at Platteville-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Platteville after graduating from counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in Platteville, which is the most popular counseling profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,700 counselors in Wisconsin, 240 were working in the greater Platteville area. The government projects that the number of counselors in Platteville will 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 Platteville is $49,090 per year, which is lower than the average for counselors state-wide.