With an overall population of 13,437 and a student population of 11,139, approximately 11,139 of Whitewater students attend one of Whitewater's schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in Whitewater, by student population, is University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater graduated approximately 24 students from its counseling program.
A total of 24 students graduated with credentials in counseling from counseling schools in Whitewater in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,513 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Whitewater counseling schools was an average of $22,086 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $640 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Whitewater. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,028 per year, on average, for room and board at Whitewater-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Whitewater, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,700 counselors in Wisconsin. Of these counselors, 260 were working in the greater Whitewater area. The government projects that the number of counselors in Whitewater will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Whitewater, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,970 per year. This is higher than the average salary for counselors in the state.