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Student Counseling Schools in Georgia

In 2018-2019, 376 students earned their Student Counseling degrees in GA.

As a degree choice, Student Counseling is the 7th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Student Counseling Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 264
Post-Master’s Certificate 78
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 78
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 34
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 34
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 34

Gender Distribution

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

Student Counseling Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.2%
  • Black or African American: 31.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 52.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 6.9%
Student Counseling Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Student Counseling Grads in Georgia

There are 10,060 people in the state and 285,460 people in the nation working in student counseling jobs.

Student Counseling Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Student Counseling Jobs in Georgia

Student Counseling grads earn an average of $56,500 in the state and $60,160 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Georgia that offer student counseling degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,238 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,234. It takes the average student 4.77 years to graduate.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
35,041 Total Students

74% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,519.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
38,920 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending UGA will pay a net price of $13,971. The student loan default rate of 2.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
8,740 Total Students

The average student takes 4.29 years to complete their degree at Mercer. In their early career, Mercer grads earn an average salary of $36,800. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
11,270 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 75%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,877 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 62%. Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,600 a year.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
8,650 Total Students

The average student takes 5.01 years to complete their degree at Augusta University. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.10%. 65% of the teachers are full time.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
2,624 Total Students

In their early career, Fort Valley State University grads earn an average salary of $22,800. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 78%.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,054 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.40%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. 82% of the teachers are full time.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
3,920 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $33,276.

Student Counseling Careers in GA

Some of the careers student counseling majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 19% $54,910

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 4,963
Teacher Education Subject Specific 1,098
Educational Administration 830
Curriculum & Instruction 607
Instructional Media Design 524
Special Education 491
General Education 116
Teaching English or French 114

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