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Student Counseling Schools in Pennsylvania

542 Student Counseling students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Student Counseling is the 93rd most popular major out of a total 328 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Student Counseling Majors in Pennsylvania

Student Counseling majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 466
Post-Master’s Certificate 57
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 57
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 16
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 3

Gender Distribution

In Pennsylvania, a student counseling major is more popular with women than with men.

Student Counseling Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of student counseling majors in Pennsylvania is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 9.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.2%
  • White: 74.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.7%
  • Other Races: 7.6%
Student Counseling Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Student Counseling Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 8,020 people in the state and 285,460 people in the nation working in student counseling jobs.

Student Counseling Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Student Counseling Jobs in Pennsylvania

A typical salary for a student counseling grad in the state is $61,260, compared to a typical salary of $60,160 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 26 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer student counseling degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
17,527 Total Students

A typical student attending WCUPA will pay a net price of $22,101. Most students complete their degree in 4.39 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded

The full-time teacher rate is 88%.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
4,834 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 9.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.51 years. In their early career, Edinboro grads earn an average salary of $26,000.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
46,810 Total Students

82% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,483 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at IUP. 92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#4

Gwynedd Mercy University

Gwynedd Valley
38 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
3,056 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $23,213. 100% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
6,381 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $21,822. 90% of students get financical aid.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
7,310 Total Students

66% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,300 a year. 97% of students get financical aid.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
8,290 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,800 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.43 years to graduate. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#10

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh
27 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
9,274 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $29,622. Most students complete their degree in 4.13 years.

Student Counseling Careers in PA

Some of the careers student counseling majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 8% $59,470

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to student counseling.

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 3,828
Teacher Education Subject Specific 2,006
Educational Administration 1,962
Special Education 1,781
General Education 1,094
Curriculum & Instruction 427
Other Education 345
Instructional Media Design 342

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