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Counseling Schools in Houston, Texas

Counseling Schools in Houston, TX

Houston, Texas has 8 counseling schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in counseling. Houston has a general population of 1,953,631 and an overall student population of 156,252. Approximately 119,003 of Houston's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.

The largest counseling school in Houston, by student population, is University of Houston. Approximately 33 students graduated in 2010 from University of Houston with credentials in counseling.

In 2010, 163 students graduated with a counseling degree from one of Houston's counseling schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,548 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Houston counseling schools was an average of $30,287 per year in 2009.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,260 for counseling related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Houston-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $7,646 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,297.

Counseling Salaries and Career Outlook in Houston

Many counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Houston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 counselors in Texas were working in the greater Houston area. Houston's counselor workforce is projected to increase by 28% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Houston is $55,570 per year, which is higher than the average for counselors state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

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

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  1. 1Houston Community CollegeHouston Community College

    Address:
    3100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002

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

  2. 2University of HoustonUniversity of Houston

    Address:
    212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, Texas 77204-2018

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  3. 3Texas Southern UniversityTexas Southern University

    Address:
    3100 Cleburne St, Houston, Texas 77004

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  4. 4University of Houston-Clear Lake

    Address:
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, Texas 77058-1098

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  5. 5The University of Texas Health Science Center at HoustonThe University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

    Address:
    7000 Fannin, Houston, Texas 77030

    Awards Offered:
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  6. 6University of St ThomasUniversity of St Thomas

    Address:
    3800 Montrose Blvd, Houston, Texas 77006-4696

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  7. 7Houston Baptist UniversityHouston Baptist University

    Address:
    7502 Fondren Rd, Houston, Texas 77074-3298

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  8. 8Houston Graduate School of Theology

    Address:
    2501 Central Parkway, Suite A19, Houston, Texas 77092-7729

    Awards Offered:
    Master's degree

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