Counseling in Texas

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Schools Offering Counseling Programs in Texas


Each year, roughly 0.5% of Texas students graduate with degrees in counseling. In other words, every year an estimated 2,659 counselors graduate from Texas' 81 counseling schools.

Top Schools

Texas A & M University, which is located in College Station, is the top-ranked school in Texas that has a counseling program. It received a ranking of 15th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 61 students graduated from Texas A & M University's counseling program. Texas A & M University charged in-state students $8,387 in tuition fees per year.

Texas Christian University, which is located in Fort Worth, is the second-ranked school in Texas that has a counseling program. It received a ranking of 28th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Texas Christian University graduated 16 students from its counseling program. Tuition at Texas Christian University was $30,090 per year.

The third-ranked school in Texas that has a counseling program is Texas Tech University. Texas Tech University, which was ranked 28th in the country in 2010, is located in Lubbock. 32 students graduated with degree in counseling from Texas Tech University in 2010. Texas Tech University charged in-state students $6,970 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Counseling schools in Texas, charge students an average tuition of $7,504 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $37,230 per year, or as little as $1,086 per year. In 2010, the counseling schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Texas were:

  1. Southern Methodist University - located in Dallas, students are charged $37,230 per year
  2. Texas Christian University - located in Fort Worth, students are charged $30,090 per year
  3. Saint Edward's University - located in Austin, students are charged $26,484 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Texas counseling schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Lee College - located in Baytown, students are charged $1,086 per year
  2. Grayson County College - located in Denison, students are charged $1,128 per year
  3. Lone Star College System - located in Spring, students are charged $1,200 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Texas statistics regarding a career in counseling. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as clinical psychology or forensic psychology.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Counseling in Texas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Counseling in Texas
  • Master's Degree in Counseling in Texas
  • Doctoral Degree in Counseling in Texas
  • Certificate in Counseling in Texas

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Curious what studying Counseling gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Texas

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 23,920 $55,420 52.3%
2
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 5,710 $64,510 22.5%
3
Mental Health Counselors 4,040 $37,930 109.3%
4
Rehabilitation Counselors 3,900 $39,320 -20.6%
 

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