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Student Counseling Schools in District of Columbia

69 students earned Student Counseling degrees in District of Columbia in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Student Counseling is the 5th most popular major out of a total 14 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Student Counseling Majors in District of Columbia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 56
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 7
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a student counseling major is more popular with women than with men.

Student Counseling Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.2%
  • Black or African American: 44.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.9%
  • White: 30.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.9%
  • Other Races: 11.6%
Student Counseling Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Student Counseling Grads in District of Columbia

1,740 people in the state and 285,460 in the nation are employed in jobs related to student counseling.

Student Counseling Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for Student Counseling Jobs in District of Columbia

In this state, student counseling grads earn an average of $67,050. Nationwide, they make an average of $60,160.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in District of Columbia that offer student counseling degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,814 Total Students

In their early career, GWU grads earn an average salary of $53,600. 81% of students get financical aid. This private school has an average net price of $33,734.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,707 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,300 a year. 27% of the teachers are full time.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
4,199 Total Students

85% of students get financical aid. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 32% are considered full time.


Gallaudet University

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
1,485 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.68 years. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.


Howard University

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
9,399 Total Students

In their early career, Howard grads earn an average salary of $35,800. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 78% are considered full time. 8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
732 Total Students

The 4.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

Student Counseling Careers in DC

Some of the careers student counseling majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 18% $64,520

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

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Educational Administration 341
Teacher Education Grade Specific 179
Special Education 136
International Education 74
General Education 68
Teaching English or French 43
Other Education 38
Teacher Education Subject Specific 38

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