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Schools Offering Christian Counseling Programs in Texas

Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Texas receive christian counseling degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 192 counselors graduate from Texas' 15 christian counseling schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Texas that has a christian counseling program is University of Dallas. University of Dallas, which was ranked 29th in the country in 2010, is located in Irving. 2 students graduated with a degree in christian counseling from University of Dallas in 2010. Students at University of Dallas paid $29,463 per year in tuition fees.

Hardin-Simmons University, which was ranked 39th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Texas that has a christian counseling program. It is located in Abilene. 21 students graduated with degree in christian counseling from Hardin-Simmons University in 2010. Tuition at Hardin-Simmons University was $20,990 per year.

The third-ranked school in Texas with a christian counseling program is St Marys University, which is located in San Antonio. In 2010, it was ranked 40th nationwide. In 2010, St Marys University graduated 1 students from its christian counseling programs. St Marys University charged in-state students $22,576 in tuition fees per year.


If you choose to attend a Texas christian counseling school, average tuition will be $15,778 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $7,340 per year to $29,463 per year. The Texas christian counseling schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Dallas - located in Irving, students are charged $29,463 per year
  2. University of St Thomas - located in Houston, students are charged $23,500 per year
  3. Houston Baptist University - located in Houston, students are charged $23,180 per year

The christian counseling schools in Texas that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Arlington Baptist College - located in Arlington, students are charged $7,340 per year
  2. Dallas Christian College - located in Dallas, students are charged $12,188 per year
  3. Southwestern Assemblies of God University - located in Waxahachie, students are charged $14,830 per year

A christian counseling degree from a Texas school... what next?

The highest percentage of christian counseling graduates in Texas pursue careers as a counselor. If you decide to work as a counselor in Texas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 5,690 Texas counselors as of 2010. In Texas, the largest numbers of counselors work in the following counties:

  1. Austin County - 1,190 counselors
  2. Collin County - 1,020 counselors
  3. Johnson County - 450 counselors

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of counselors in Texas will grow by 27%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 8,260 counselors working in Texas.


On average, a counselor earns a salary of $57,880 per year in Texas state. However, Texas counselors earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,120 per year to more than $85,460 per year in 2010. On average a counselor earns the most in the following Texas counties:

  1. El Paso County - $65,870 per year
  2. Collin County - $63,040 per year
  3. Johnson County - $61,780 per year

The Texas counties with the lowest average salary for counselors are:

  1. Cameron County - $40,840 per year
  2. Bell County - $48,330 per year
  3. McLennan County - $49,570 per year

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

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Christian Counseling in Texas
  • Master's Degree in Christian Counseling in Texas
  • Doctoral Degree in Christian Counseling in Texas

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Counselors, All Other 5,690 $57,880 36.1%
Clergy 1,670 $44,380 67.0%
Directors, Religious Activities and Education 380 $52,250 40.7%

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