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Student Counseling Schools in Virginia

In 2018-2019, 702 students earned their Student Counseling degrees in VA.

A Student Counseling major is the 51st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Student Counseling Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 645
Post-Master’s Certificate 32
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 32
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 25
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 25
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 25

Gender Distribution

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

Student Counseling Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 18.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.3%
  • White: 59.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 13.7%
Student Counseling Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Student Counseling Grads in Virginia

There are 7,270 people in the state and 285,460 people in the nation working in student counseling jobs.

Student Counseling Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Student Counseling Jobs in Virginia

Student Counseling grads earn an average of $65,230 in the state and $60,160 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Virginia that offer student counseling degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Liberty University

Lynchburg
292 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
79,152 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 39% of the teachers are full time.

#2

Regent University

Virginia Beach
131 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
9,889 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 42 to 1. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate of 5.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
37,316 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $44,900 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.41 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
24,176 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.61 years to complete their degree at Old Dominion. The student loan default rate of 6.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
30,697 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 62% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.52 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
8,817 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,383. Most students complete their degree in 4.08 years.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
9,335 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.30 years to graduate.

#8

James Madison University

Harrisonburg
23 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
21,751 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 2.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 63% get financial aid.

#9

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg
21 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
34,683 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.30 years to graduate. A typical student attending Virginia Tech will pay a net price of $20,964. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.60%.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
24,639 Total Students

95% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $20,281. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%.

Student Counseling Careers in VA

Some of the careers student counseling majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 18% $60,680

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,582
Teacher Education Subject Specific 1,379
Educational Administration 1,340
Curriculum & Instruction 1,191
Special Education 1,103
General Education 999
Other Education 239
Teaching English or French 107

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