Auburn, AL (population: 57,926) has four christian counseling schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Faulkner University, the highest ranked school in this group with a christian counseling program, has a total student population of 3,272. It is the 3944th highest ranked school in the USA and the 32nd highest in the state of Alabama (#1 is Auburn University Main Campus).
Christian Counseling students from Auburn schools who go on to become christian counselors, christian faith workers, chistian counselors, spiritual workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,140 people working as religious workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,160. Also, Social workers make on average $50,470 per year and there are about 73,250 of them employed in the US today.
Auburn lies in Lee county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Auburn-Opelika area has 47,350 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $36,440 average annual salary.
Of the 4 christian counseling schools with a 100-mile radius of Auburn, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Atlanta Christian College comes out as the most expensive ($21,293/yr) for christian counseling students, with Southeastern Bible College as the lowest, reported at only $13,682/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Auburn|
|Auburn University||AL||-||1||74.9047||131||1.0 miles|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||29.1 miles|
|Alexander City||AL||-||1||11.6004||38||36.9 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||92.9 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||94.9 miles|