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Counseling Schools in Alaska

There are three Alaska schools offering counseling programs. 51 students graduated from programs at Alaska counseling schools in 2010. 47 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and four of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

53 students graduate from programs in this state in counseling, on average, every year. Of those, four students graduated with certificates in counseling and 47 with a degree at the master's level.

Three counseling schools are located in this state. And of these, one school is private, while two schools are public. While tuition at a public counseling school varies from $5,186 to $5,358, tuition at a private counseling school is $26,360.

Average tuition for programs in counseling is $6,913. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,186 per year, is at the University of Alaska Anchorage, the highest tuition for counseling programs, which is $26,360 per year, is at Alaska Pacific University.

Schools in Alaska offer certificates and masters degrees in counseling.

Counseling Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

53 students graduate from programs in this state in counseling, on average, every year. Of those, four students graduated with certificates in counseling and 47 with a degree at the master's level.

Counseling Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 4
  • Master 2006: 48
  • Master 2007: 50
  • Master 2008: 55
  • Master 2009: 49
  • Master 2010: 47

Counseling Program Availability in Alaska

Alaska schools offer a total of five programs in counseling. Of these programs, about 80% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates.

Counseling Program Availability in Alaska

  • Certificate: 1
  • Master: 4

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35550
  • 25th Percentile: 40050
  • Median: 45120
  • 75th Percentile: 56410
  • 90th Percentile: 68120

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42180
  • 25th Percentile: 52610
  • Median: 64950
  • 75th Percentile: 80890
  • 90th Percentile: 96650

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36140
  • 25th Percentile: 44580
  • Median: 53640
  • 75th Percentile: 66670
  • 90th Percentile: 79330

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 36855
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30370
  • 25th Percentile: 34700
  • Median: 43250
  • 75th Percentile: 55580
  • 90th Percentile: 64580

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39880
  • 25th Percentile: 44730
  • Median: 58570
  • 75th Percentile: 85080
  • 90th Percentile: 93440

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29990
  • 25th Percentile: 38450
  • Median: 50610
  • 75th Percentile: 60200
  • 90th Percentile: 70070

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31900
  • Median Salary 2007: 38310
  • Median Salary 2008: 44720
  • Median Salary 2009: 40460
  • Median Salary 2010: 45120
  • Total Employed 2006: 300
  • Total Employed 2007: 235
  • Total Employed 2008: 170
  • Total Employed 2009: 190
  • Total Employed 2010: 450

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors — Employment Trend

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45900
  • Median Salary 2007: 54790
  • Median Salary 2008: 57010
  • Median Salary 2009: 61550
  • Median Salary 2010: 64950
  • Total Employed 2006: 740
  • Total Employed 2007: 570
  • Total Employed 2008: 600
  • Total Employed 2009: 520
  • Total Employed 2010: 610

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38970
  • Median Salary 2007: 44225
  • Median Salary 2008: 49480
  • Median Salary 2009: 52150
  • Median Salary 2010: 53640
  • Total Employed 2006: 290
  • Total Employed 2007: 370
  • Total Employed 2008: 450
  • Total Employed 2009: 370
  • Total Employed 2010: 420

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36140
  • Median Salary 2007: 37670
  • Median Salary 2008: 38400
  • Median Salary 2009: 37620
  • Median Salary 2010: 36855
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41770
  • Median Salary 2007: 42400
  • Median Salary 2008: 50140
  • Median Salary 2009: 38470
  • Median Salary 2010: 43250
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 170
  • Total Employed 2009: 260
  • Total Employed 2010: 280

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39500
  • Median Salary 2007: 44880
  • Median Salary 2008: 50260
  • Median Salary 2009: 53730
  • Median Salary 2010: 58570
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38760
  • Median Salary 2007: 39760
  • Median Salary 2008: 41660
  • Median Salary 2009: 38160
  • Median Salary 2010: 50610
  • Total Employed 2006: 180
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 115
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Alaska vs National Counseling Employment

Alaska vs National Counseling Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.307% (1980)

Counseling Schools in Alaska

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1. Alaska Pacific University

4101 University Dr
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 561-1266

Alaska Pacific University, which is 3.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Anchorage, AK and it offers one program in counseling. In terms of programs, this school is the second biggest institution in the state of Alaska offering counseling.

2. The University of Alaska Fairbanks

505 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7500
(907) 474-7211

The University of Alaska Fairbanks offers two counseling programs. Specifically, UAF offers students one certificate in counseling and one degree at the master's level in counseling. Alaska is in the suburbs of Fairbanks, Alaska. 9,855 students seek degrees in 200 University of Alaska Fairbanks programs, overall. This university is the third biggest institution in the state of Alaska offering counseling.

3. The University of Alaska Anchorage

3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-1800

The University of Alaska Anchorage offers two programs in counseling. It offers two master's level counseling degrees to students. It is near the center of the city. It is a public 4-year institution. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering counseling programs.