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Student Counseling Schools in Virginia

702 Student Counseling students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Student Counseling is the 7th most popular major in the state out of a total 14 majors commonly available.

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
85,586 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.00%. In their early career, Liberty University grads earn an average salary of $32,100. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $27,883.

#2

Regent University

Virginia Beach
131 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
10,365 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 42 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 76%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.60%.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
37,863 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.41 years. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,900 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 52%.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
23,675 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. The average student takes 4.61 years to complete their degree at Old Dominion. 95% of the teachers are full time.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
29,757 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 62% are considered full time. In their early career, VCU grads earn an average salary of $34,400. The student loan default rate is 4.10% which is lower than average.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
8,773 Total Students

57% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.08 years. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,383.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
11,870 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,400 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.60%.

#8

James Madison University

Harrisonburg
23 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
21,820 Total Students

A typical student attending JMU will pay a net price of $21,281. It takes the average student 4.23 years to graduate. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#9

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg
21 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
36,383 Total Students

67% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time. In their early career, Virginia Tech grads earn an average salary of $48,000.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
25,012 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 59% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 1.50% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $50,300 a year.

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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