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Counseling Schools in Arkansas

There are ten Arkansas schools offering counseling programs. 478 students graduated with degrees from Arkansas counseling schools in 2010. 376 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 67 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 433 students graduate from programs in this state in counseling per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from counseling programs. Of those, 29 students graduated with certificates in counseling, 67 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 376 with a master's level degree, and six with a degree at the doctorate level.

Ten counseling schools are in this southern state. Out of these, while eight schools are public, two schools are private. While tuition at a private counseling school varies from $14,040 to $19,770, tuition at a public counseling school varies from $4,804 to $6,908.

Average tuition for programs in counseling is $7,922. The highest tuition for counseling programs, which is $19,770 every year, is at John Brown University, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,804 every year, is at Arkansas Tech University.

Counseling schools in this state offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Counseling Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

On average, 433 students graduate from programs in this state in counseling per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from counseling programs. Of those, 29 students graduated with certificates in counseling, 67 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 376 with a master's level degree, and six with a degree at the doctorate level.

Counseling Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 21
  • Certificate 2007: 19
  • Certificate 2008: 23
  • Certificate 2009: 19
  • Certificate 2010: 29
  • Bachelor 2006: 46
  • Bachelor 2007: 52
  • Bachelor 2008: 53
  • Bachelor 2009: 68
  • Bachelor 2010: 67
  • Master 2006: 264
  • Master 2007: 267
  • Master 2008: 308
  • Master 2009: 370
  • Master 2010: 376
  • Doctorate 2006: 3
  • Doctorate 2007: 5
  • Doctorate 2008: 5
  • Doctorate 2009: 3
  • Doctorate 2010: 6

Counseling Program Availability in Arkansas

Arkansas schools offer a total of 37 programs in counseling. Of these programs, approximately 70.3% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Counseling Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Certificate: 7
  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 26
  • Doctorate: 2

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28220
  • 25th Percentile: 32570
  • Median: 38100
  • 75th Percentile: 46280
  • 90th Percentile: 54720

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 41595
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 33010
  • 25th Percentile: 41660
  • Median: 53170
  • 75th Percentile: 63850
  • 90th Percentile: 72350

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34800
  • 25th Percentile: 41520
  • Median: 49610
  • 75th Percentile: 57820
  • 90th Percentile: 67740

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28300
  • 25th Percentile: 33310
  • Median: 37860
  • 75th Percentile: 47510
  • 90th Percentile: 56990

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22620
  • 25th Percentile: 30880
  • Median: 37330
  • 75th Percentile: 49770
  • 90th Percentile: 61960

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25260
  • 25th Percentile: 26830
  • Median: 29450
  • 75th Percentile: 61670
  • 90th Percentile: 76910

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21960
  • 25th Percentile: 24690
  • Median: 33340
  • 75th Percentile: 38680
  • 90th Percentile: 42720

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31540
  • Median Salary 2007: 30520
  • Median Salary 2008: 33540
  • Median Salary 2009: 35090
  • Median Salary 2010: 38100
  • Total Employed 2006: 690
  • Total Employed 2007: 580
  • Total Employed 2008: 510
  • Total Employed 2009: 400
  • Total Employed 2010: 380

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64980
  • Median Salary 2007: 66410
  • Median Salary 2008: 40000
  • Median Salary 2009: 40940
  • Median Salary 2010: 41595
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 49050
  • Median Salary 2007: 49470
  • Median Salary 2008: 51580
  • Median Salary 2009: 52280
  • Median Salary 2010: 53170
  • Total Employed 2006: 2020
  • Total Employed 2007: 2050
  • Total Employed 2008: 2340
  • Total Employed 2009: 2330
  • Total Employed 2010: 2140

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39450
  • Median Salary 2007: 32100
  • Median Salary 2008: 41160
  • Median Salary 2009: 46460
  • Median Salary 2010: 49610
  • Total Employed 2006: 240
  • Total Employed 2007: 270
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 490
  • Total Employed 2010: 540

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37200
  • Median Salary 2007: 39110
  • Median Salary 2008: 39270
  • Median Salary 2009: 44020
  • Median Salary 2010: 37860
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 130
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24120
  • Median Salary 2007: 26300
  • Median Salary 2008: 26130
  • Median Salary 2009: 29070
  • Median Salary 2010: 37330
  • Total Employed 2006: 880
  • Total Employed 2007: 760
  • Total Employed 2008: 630
  • Total Employed 2009: 650
  • Total Employed 2010: 530

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26915
  • Median Salary 2007: 28065
  • Median Salary 2008: 29065
  • Median Salary 2009: 29750
  • Median Salary 2010: 29450
  • Total Employed 2006: 0
  • Total Employed 2007: 0
  • Total Employed 2008: 0
  • Total Employed 2009: 0
  • Total Employed 2010: 0

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34245
  • Median Salary 2007: 35710
  • Median Salary 2008: 27760
  • Median Salary 2009: 25160
  • Median Salary 2010: 33340
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 165
  • Total Employed 2010: 150

Arkansas vs National Counseling Employment

Arkansas vs National Counseling Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 0.594% (3830)

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1. John Brown University

2000 W University St
Siloam Springs, AR 72761
(479) 524-9500

John Brown University is located in town of Siloam Springs, Arkansas. It offers three programs in counseling. It offers three master's level counseling degrees to students. Overall, 2,131 students seek degrees in 54 John Brown University programs.

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2. The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

1200 N University Mail Slot 4789
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
(870) 575-8000

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is 1.3 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in counseling. UAPB is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering counseling programs.

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3. Arkansas Tech University

Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave
Russellville, AR 72801-2222
(479) 968-0389

Arkansas Tech University is in Russellville, AR. This university offers two counseling programs. Students are offered two counseling degrees at the master's level by it. Overall, 9,815 students pursue degrees in 106 Tech programs.

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4. The University of Central Arkansas

201 Donaghey Ave
Conway, AR 72035-0001
(501) 450-5000

The University of Central Arkansas is in town of Conway, Arkansas. This university offers seven programs in counseling. More specifically, this university offers students one certificate in counseling, two bachelor's level counseling degrees, and four counseling degrees at the master's level. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

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5. Arkansas State University

2105 E. Aggie Road
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 972-2100

Arkansas State University, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Jonesboro, AR. This university offers seven counseling programs. Out of those, students are offered four counseling certificates by this university and three degrees at the master's level in counseling. Overall, 13,415 students seek degrees in 154 programs at this university. ASU is the biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering counseling in terms of programs.

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6. Harding University

915 E. Market Ave.
Searcy, AR 72143
(501) 279-4000

Harding University is in town of Searcy, Arkansas. Harding offers three counseling programs. It offers three degrees at the master's level in counseling to students. Overall, 6,748 students pursue degrees in 89 Harding University programs.

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7. The University of Arkansas

Administration Bldg 425
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 575-2000

The University of Arkansas, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Fayetteville, AR. UALR offers six counseling programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in counseling by UALR, three counseling degrees at the master's level, and two degrees at the doctorate level in counseling. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. UALR is the oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in counseling.

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8. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock

2801 S University Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 569-3000

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is 3.3 miles from the center of the city. It offers five programs in counseling. More specifically, UALR offers students one counseling certificate and four degrees at the master's level in counseling. Overall, 13,176 students seek degrees in 132 programs at this university.

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9. Henderson State University

1100 Henderson Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001
(870) 230-5000

Henderson State University is located in town of Arkadelphia, Arkansas and Henderson offers one program in counseling. Henderson State is a public 4-year institution. HSU is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in counseling.

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10. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

100 E. University
Magnolia, AR 71753
(870) 235-4000

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is in Magnolia, AR. It offers two counseling programs. It offers two master's level degrees in counseling to students. It is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas.