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Student Counseling Schools in Pennsylvania

542 students earned Student Counseling degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Student Counseling is the 6th most popular major in the state out of a total 15 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
17,669 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,900 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 79% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
171 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 88%.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
4,646 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 79%. 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.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
91,427 Total Students

65% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 82% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
10,559 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 7.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $21,615. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

#4

Gwynedd Mercy University

Gwynedd Valley
38 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
2,990 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $46,000 after graduation. 100% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
6,084 Total Students

76% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 90% of students get financical aid.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
6,842 Total Students

97% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,300 a year.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
8,195 Total Students

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

#10

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh
27 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
9,197 Total Students

The 2.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.13 years. 100% of students get financical aid.

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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