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Doctor’s Degree in Student Counseling

383 Yearly Graduations
$40,900 Median Salary
$61,044 Median Debt
There are 81 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a doctor's degree in student counseling. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 33% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 7.0% of student counseling graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Student Counseling Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 383 students earned their doctor's degree in student counseling. This earns it the #61 spot on the list of the most popular doctor's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in student counseling at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 12,362
Graduate Certificate 927
Doctor’s Degree 383
Basic Certificate 3
Bachelor’s Degree 3
Undergraduate Certificate 1

Earnings of Student Counseling Majors With Doctor’s Degree

The median salary for graduates holding a doctor's degree in student counseling is $40,900. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $40,400 and the high is $52,150.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a doctor's degree in student counseling is $61,044. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $63,942 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $51,022.

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The median monthly payment of a student counseling graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $711.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their doctor's degree in student counseling. About 74.9% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 96
Women 287
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degree in Student Counseling

The racial-ethnic distribution of student counseling doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 16
Black or African American 60
Hispanic or Latino 31
White 217
International Students 27
Other Races/Ethnicities 32
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Student Counseling Doctor's Degree Students

There are 81 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in student counseling. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

University of Georgia

Athens, Georgia
24 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Georgia tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for student counseling majors who are seeking their doctor's degree. Roughly 37,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,790 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,878 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 people received their doctor's degree in student counseling from UGA. About 67% of this group were women, and 54% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

Regent University

Virginia Beach, Virginia
16 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Regent University is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in student counseling. Roughly 9,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $17,220 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,552 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 16 people received their doctor's degree in student counseling from Regent. Around 12% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 88% were women.

#3

Oregon State University

Corvallis, Oregon
14 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Oregon State University is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in student counseling. Each year, around 30,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,846 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,933 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 doctor's degree were handed out to student counseling majors at Oregon State. About 86% of this group were women, and 43% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

12 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Texas A&M University - Commerce is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in student counseling. Each year, around 13,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,790 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $3,630 per year.

The student counseling program at Texas A&M University - Commerce awarded 12 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 67% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

University of Missouri - Columbia

Columbia, Missouri
12 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Missouri - Columbia is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in student counseling. Each year, around 30,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,120 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,264 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 people received their doctor's degree in student counseling from Mizzou. About 75% of this group were women, and 8% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#6

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky
11 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Louisville is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in student counseling. Roughly 21,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,732 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,000 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 doctor's degree were handed out to student counseling majors at U of L. Of these students, 73% were women and 27% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida
11 Yearly Graduations
82% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Florida State University comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in student counseling. Roughly 41,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,640 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,684 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 people received their doctor's degree in student counseling from Florida State. Around 27% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 82% were women.

#6

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
11 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for student counseling majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Capella University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,148 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,767 per year.

The student counseling program at Capella University awarded 11 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. About 100% of this group were women, and 9% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa
9 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for student counseling majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Iowa. Roughly 32,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,073 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,079 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 doctor's degree were handed out to student counseling majors at Iowa. About 67% of this group were women, and 33% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#10

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
8 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for student counseling majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Duquesne University. Roughly 9,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $39,992 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,580 per year.

The student counseling program at Duquesne University awarded 8 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. About 88% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#10

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida
8 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for student counseling majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Florida. Roughly 52,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,477 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,770 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 doctor's degree were handed out to student counseling majors at U of F. Around 25% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 62% were women.

8 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Kent State University at Kent comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in student counseling. Roughly 28,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,602 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,766 per year.

The student counseling program at Kent State University at Kent awarded 8 doctor's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 75% were women and 12% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

Pennsylvania State University - University Park

University Park, Pennsylvania
8 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pennsylvania State University - University Park is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in student counseling. Each year, around 47,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $17,416 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,960 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 doctor's degree were handed out to student counseling majors at Penn State University Park. Around 12% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 88% were women.

#10

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, Texas
8 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for student counseling majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi. Roughly 12,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,719 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $3,568 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 doctor's degree were handed out to student counseling majors at Texas A&M Corpus Christi. Around 25% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 75% were women.

#10

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, North Carolina
8 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

North Carolina State University is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in student counseling. Each year, around 34,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,535 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,095 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 doctor's degree were handed out to student counseling majors at NC State. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 88% were women.

#10

New Mexico State University - Main Campus

Las Cruces, New Mexico
8 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for student counseling majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is New Mexico State University - Main Campus. Roughly 14,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,875 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,844 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 doctor's degree were handed out to student counseling majors at New Mexico State University - Main Campus. About 75% of this group were women, and 38% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

George Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia
7 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 17th most popular school in the country for student counseling majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is George Washington University. Each year, around 27,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,453 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $31,770 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 people received their doctor's degree in student counseling from GWU. Of these students, 86% were women and 57% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

7 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ohio University - Main Campus comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in student counseling. Roughly 29,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,612 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,444 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 doctor's degree were handed out to student counseling majors at Ohio U. Around 29% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 71% were women.

#17

Indiana University - Bloomington

Bloomington, Indiana
7 Yearly Graduations
29% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Indiana University - Bloomington is the 17th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in student counseling. Each year, around 43,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,575 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,501 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 doctor's degree were handed out to student counseling majors at IU Bloomington. Of these students, 29% were women and 43% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

7 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Brigham Young University - Provo comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degree in student counseling. Roughly 34,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,790 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,290 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 doctor's degree were handed out to student counseling majors at BYU. Around 14% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 71% were women.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to student counseling that offer doctor’s degree.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Educational Administration 6,651
General Education 2,518
Curriculum & Instruction 1,415
Teacher Education Subject Specific 570
Other Education 500

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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