North Manchester, IN has twenty-seven counseling schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Butler University, the highest ranked school in this group with a counseling program, has a total student population of 4,505. It is the 172nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Counseling students from North Manchester schools who go on to become counseling psychologists, school counselors, counselors, christian counselors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 30,900 people working as counselors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,400. Also, Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists make on average $59,070 per year and there are about 219,240 of them employed in the US today.
North Manchester lies in Wabash county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Northeast Indiana nonmetropolitan area has 197,070 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $16.31/hr average worker wage, and a $33,920 average annual salary.
Of the 27 counseling schools with a 100-mile radius of North Manchester, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Butler University comes out as the most expensive ($26,565/yr) for counseling students, with Kellogg Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,537/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from North Manchester|
|Fort Wayne||IN||253,250||14||20.2986||342||33.1 miles|
|South Bend||IN||103,173||4||21.2634||164||53.7 miles|
|Notre Dame||IN||-||1||49.129||10||54.5 miles|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||71.8 miles|
|Michigan City||IN||-||1||15.3669||17||76.2 miles|
|Battle Creek||MI||51,817||3||15.2077||137||94.1 miles|