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Student Counseling Schools in Massachusetts

In 2018-2019, 252 students earned their Student Counseling degrees in MA.

In this state, Student Counseling is the 8th most popular major out of a total 14 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Student Counseling Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 203
Post-Master’s Certificate 45
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 45
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4

Gender Distribution

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

Student Counseling Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.0%
  • Black or African American: 6.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.9%
  • White: 71.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.6%
  • Other Races: 9.5%
Student Counseling Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Student Counseling Grads in Massachusetts

In this state, there are 8,050 people employed in jobs related to a student counseling degree, compared to 285,460 nationwide.

Student Counseling Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Student Counseling Jobs in Massachusetts

In this state, student counseling grads earn an average of $69,570. Nationwide, they make an average of $60,160.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Massachusetts that offer student counseling degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
2,356 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,462. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. In their early career, Cambridge College grads earn an average salary of $35,100.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
10,881 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,765. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
33,720 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 1.70% which is lower than average. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $49,200 a year.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
15,989 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.75 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
2,443 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.04 years to graduate. 49% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
7,706 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.59 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time. A typical student attending Salem State will pay a net price of $19,265.

#7

Harvard University

Cambridge
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
98% Graduation Rate
31,655 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 0.80% which is lower than average. 77% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 86%.

#7

Springfield College

Springfield
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
3,110 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 7.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private school has an average net price of $28,387. Most students complete their degree in 4.11 years.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
22,207 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 74%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $31,855. Graduates earn an average $54,400 after graduation.

#10

Boston College

Chestnut Hill
9 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
14,747 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 65%. In their early career, Boston College grads earn an average salary of $57,000.

Student Counseling Careers in MA

Some of the careers student counseling majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 14% $67,110

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 2,738
General Education 1,862
Teacher Education Subject Specific 1,366
Special Education 1,242
Educational Administration 674
Other Education 593
Curriculum & Instruction 541
Teaching English or French 188

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