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Counseling Schools in Portland, Oregon

Counseling Schools in Portland, OR

Portland, Oregon has 5 counseling schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in counseling. Portland has a general population of 529,121 and an overall student population of 80,848. Approximately 65,970 of Portland's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.

Of the 5 counseling schools in Portland, the largest counseling school, by student population, is Western Seminary. Approximately 48 students graduated in 2010 from Western Seminary with credentials in counseling.

A reported 205 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Portland in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $37,768 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Portland counseling schools was an average of $42,579 per year in 2009.

You should also anticipate spending about $1,426 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,960 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $18,006.

Counseling Salaries and Career Outlook in Portland

If you decide to work as a counselor in Portland, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 counselors in Oregon were working in the greater Portland area. Portland's counselor workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Portland is $53,280 per year, which is higher than the average for counselors state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Counseling Degree in Portland
  • Associates Degree in Counseling
  • Bachelors Degree in Counseling
  • Counseling Classes
  • Counseling Courses
  • Counseling Training

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  1. 1Portland Community CollegePortland Community College

    Address:
    12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219-7132

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate

  2. 2Portland State UniversityPortland State University

    Address:
    724 SW Harrison, Portland, Oregon 97201

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

  3. 3University of PortlandUniversity of Portland

    Address:
    5000 N Willamette Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97203-5798

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  4. 4Lewis & Clark CollegeLewis & Clark College

    Address:
    0615 S W Palatine Hill Rd, Portland, Oregon 97219-7899

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

  5. 5Western SeminaryWestern Seminary

    Address:
    5511 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97215-3367

    Awards Offered:
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

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