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Counseling Schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Counseling Schools in Philadelphia, PA

If you are interested in pursuing counseling, you may want to consider attending one of the 7 counseling schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With an overall population of 1,517,550 and a student population of 150,997, approximately 97,933 of Philadelphia students attend one of Philadelphia's schools that offer counseling programs.

Of the 7 counseling schools in Philadelphia, the largest counseling school, by student population, is University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 71 students with credentials in counseling.

In 2010, 404 students graduated with a counseling degree from one of Philadelphia's counseling schools. If you decide to attend one of Philadelphia's counseling schools, you can expect to pay an average of $41,384 per year in instate tuition and $43,029 per year in out of state tuition.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,076 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Philadelphia. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,510 per year, on average, for room and board at Philadelphia-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,084.

Counseling Salaries and Career Outlook in Philadelphia

Many counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Philadelphia, your job prospects are good. There were 14,900 counselors working in Pennsylvania and 6,760 working in the greater Philadelphia area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 14% in Philadelphia. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Philadelphia is $34,130 per year, which is lower than the average for counselors state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

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

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  1. 1Temple UniversityTemple University

    Address:
    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2University of PennsylvaniaUniversity of Pennsylvania

    Address:
    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3Drexel UniversityDrexel University

    Address:
    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  4. 4La Salle UniversityLa Salle University

    Address:
    1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199

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

  5. 5Holy Family UniversityHoly Family University

    Address:
    9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114-2009

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  6. 6Chestnut Hill CollegeChestnut Hill College

    Address:
    9601 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19118-2693

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

  7. 7Philadelphia College of Osteopathic MedicinePhiladelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Address:
    4170 City Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131

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

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