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Counseling Schools in West Virginia

Counseling Schools in West Virginia

Each year, in West Virginia, an average of 153 students graduate with credentials in counseling. If you too are interested in studying counseling, West Virginia has 5 counseling schools from which you can choose. Yearly tuition at counseling schools in West Virginia for a degree in counseling is $5,787 per year.

The largest counseling school in West Virginia, by student population is Marshall University. It is located in Huntington. Approximately 75 students graduated with a counseling degree from Marshall University in 2009, which is 49% of the total state counseling graduates for that year. If you decide to attend Marshall University, you can expect to pay approximately $5,236 per year to earn your degree in counseling.

Counseling Salaries and Career Outlook in West Virginia

A majority of those with an education in counseling pursue a career as a counselor. If after graduation, you are planning on working in West Virginia, it is important to know that the job outlook for counseling graduates in the state is not very good. In West Virginia, there are currently about 1,480 counselors. And the government projects that this number will increase by 3%, or to 1,530 counselors by the year 2018.

As a counselor in West Virginia you can expect to earn anywhere from less than $23,235 per year to more than $58,638 per year. The median salary for counselors in West Virginia is $39,598 per year.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Counseling Degree in West Virginia
  • Associates Degree in Counseling
  • Bachelors Degree in Counseling
  • Counseling Classes
  • Counseling Courses
  • Counseling Training

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  1. 1American Public University SystemAmerican Public University System

    Address:
    111 W Congress St, Charles Town, West Virginia 25414

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  2. 2West Virginia UniversityWest Virginia University

    Address:
    Stewart Hall, University Avenue, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-6201

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  3. 3Marshall UniversityMarshall University

    Address:
    1 John Marshall Dr, Huntington, West Virginia 25755

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  4. 4Shepherd UniversityShepherd University

    Address:
    301 N. King St, Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443-3210

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  5. 5Mountain State CollegeMountain State College

    Address:
    1508 Spring St, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101-3993

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

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