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Counseling Schools in Colorado

There are 14 schools in the state of Colorado offering counseling programs. 736 students graduated from programs at Colorado counseling schools in 2010. 702 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 17 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees.

Overview

On average, 703 students graduate from counseling programs in Colorado per year. This accounts for 2% of counseling students who US schools graduate. Of those, 13 students graduated with certificates in counseling, four with an associate's level degree, 702 with a degree at the master's level, and 17 with a degree at the doctorate level.

14 counseling schools are located in this state. And of these, while five schools are public, nine schools are private. While tuition at a private counseling school varies from $8,760 to $36,501, tuition at a public counseling school varies from $4,971 to $7,214.

Average tuition for counseling programs is $18,373. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,971 each year, is at Adams State College, while the highest tuition for programs in counseling, which is $36,501 every year, is at the University of Denver.

Colorado counseling schools offer certificates, associates degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Counseling Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

On average, 703 students graduate from counseling programs in Colorado per year. This accounts for 2% of counseling students who US schools graduate. Of those, 13 students graduated with certificates in counseling, four with an associate's level degree, 702 with a degree at the master's level, and 17 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Counseling Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 2
  • Certificate 2008: 6
  • Certificate 2009: 8
  • Certificate 2010: 13
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 6
  • Associate 2008: 3
  • Associate 2009: 5
  • Associate 2010: 4
  • Master 2006: 582
  • Master 2007: 582
  • Master 2008: 648
  • Master 2009: 682
  • Master 2010: 702
  • Doctorate 2006: 12
  • Doctorate 2007: 10
  • Doctorate 2008: 13
  • Doctorate 2009: 14
  • Doctorate 2010: 17

Counseling Program Availability in Colorado

Schools in this state offer a total of 29 counseling programs. Of these programs, approximately 69% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the doctoral level and the associates level.

Counseling Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 1
  • Master: 20
  • Doctorate: 5

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21070
  • 25th Percentile: 24450
  • Median: 30060
  • 75th Percentile: 47200
  • 90th Percentile: 60310

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 53970
  • 25th Percentile: 57190
  • Median: 61910
  • 75th Percentile: 73130
  • 90th Percentile: 95150

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 29900
  • 25th Percentile: 36720
  • Median: 45670
  • 75th Percentile: 57980
  • 90th Percentile: 71140

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22800
  • 25th Percentile: 29510
  • Median: 37720
  • 75th Percentile: 49910
  • 90th Percentile: 60470

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29190
  • 25th Percentile: 35130
  • Median: 43090
  • 75th Percentile: 60310
  • 90th Percentile: 74710

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21720
  • 25th Percentile: 26900
  • Median: 34610
  • 75th Percentile: 42960
  • 90th Percentile: 51050

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21980
  • 25th Percentile: 27650
  • Median: 34270
  • 75th Percentile: 44160
  • 90th Percentile: 51970

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15980
  • 25th Percentile: 18800
  • Median: 22120
  • 75th Percentile: 25440
  • 90th Percentile: 29255

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28540
  • Median Salary 2007: 31580
  • Median Salary 2008: 33440
  • Median Salary 2009: 33490
  • Median Salary 2010: 30060
  • Total Employed 2006: 1120
  • Total Employed 2007: 1680
  • Total Employed 2008: 1580
  • Total Employed 2009: 1510
  • Total Employed 2010: 1520

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60245
  • Median Salary 2007: 62020
  • Median Salary 2008: 59890
  • Median Salary 2009: 62230
  • Median Salary 2010: 61910
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 44960
  • Median Salary 2007: 45100
  • Median Salary 2008: 46260
  • Median Salary 2009: 46630
  • Median Salary 2010: 45670
  • Total Employed 2006: 3140
  • Total Employed 2007: 3160
  • Total Employed 2008: 3440
  • Total Employed 2009: 3640
  • Total Employed 2010: 3920

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32940
  • Median Salary 2007: 32390
  • Median Salary 2008: 34880
  • Median Salary 2009: 37450
  • Median Salary 2010: 37720
  • Total Employed 2006: 2790
  • Total Employed 2007: 2570
  • Total Employed 2008: 2930
  • Total Employed 2009: 2960
  • Total Employed 2010: 3190

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45200
  • Median Salary 2007: 41120
  • Median Salary 2008: 37980
  • Median Salary 2009: 40090
  • Median Salary 2010: 43090
  • Total Employed 2006: 275
  • Total Employed 2007: 280
  • Total Employed 2008: 340
  • Total Employed 2009: 430
  • Total Employed 2010: 415

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31630
  • Median Salary 2007: 30190
  • Median Salary 2008: 32750
  • Median Salary 2009: 32720
  • Median Salary 2010: 34610
  • Total Employed 2006: 1540
  • Total Employed 2007: 860
  • Total Employed 2008: 880
  • Total Employed 2009: 1090
  • Total Employed 2010: 970

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45625
  • Median Salary 2007: 46970
  • Median Salary 2008: 33960
  • Median Salary 2009: 38260
  • Median Salary 2010: 34270
  • Total Employed 2006: 270
  • Total Employed 2007: 260
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 360

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18445
  • Median Salary 2007: 18990
  • Median Salary 2008: 19670
  • Median Salary 2009: 20860
  • Median Salary 2010: 22120
  • Total Employed 2006: 85
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 105
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Colorado vs National Counseling Employment

Colorado vs National Counseling Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 1.641% (10575)

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1. The University of Phoenix - Colorado

10004 Park Meadows Dr
Lone Tree, CO 80124-5453
(303) 755-9090

The University of Phoenix-Colorado is located in Lone Tree, Colorado, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers three programs in counseling. It offers three degrees at the master's level in counseling to students. It is a for-profit 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Colorado offering counseling.

2. Naropa University

2130 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, CO 80302-6697
(303) 444-0202

Naropa University is in the center of Boulder and it offers one program in counseling. It is a 4-year institution.

3. The University of the Rockies

555 E Pikes Peak Ave #108
Colorado Springs, CO 80903-3612
(719) 442-0505

The University of the Rockies offers one program in counseling and this school is in the center of Colorado Springs. Overall, 1,489 students seek degrees in six University of the Rockies programs.

4. The University of Phoenix - Southern Colorado

5725 Mark Dabling Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80919-2221
(719) 235-4028

The University of Phoenix-Southern Colorado, which is 5.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Colorado Springs, CO. It offers two counseling programs. UOPX offers two master's level degrees in counseling to students. Overall, 727 students seek degrees in 26 UOPX programs.

5. Adams State College

208 Edgemont Blvd
Alamosa, CO 81102
(719) 587-7011

Adams State College offers one program in counseling and it is in town of Alamosa, Colorado. Overall, 3,237 students pursue degrees in 23 ASC programs. Adams State is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering counseling programs.

6. The Denver Seminary

6399 S. Santa Fe Drive
Littleton, CO 80120
(303) 761-2482

The Denver Seminary offers one program in counseling and this school is in the suburbs of Littleton, Colorado. 993 students pursue degrees in 11 programs at this school, overall. This school is the ninth largest institution in the state of Colorado offering counseling in terms of programs.

7. Argosy University - Denver

7600 East Eastman Avenue
Denver, CO 80231
(303) 923-4110

Argosy University-Denver is 7.2 miles from the heart of downtown. This school offers three counseling programs. Out of those, students are offered one counseling degree at the master's level by this school and two doctorate level counseling degrees. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

8. Colorado Christian University

8787 West Alameda Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80226
(303) 963-3000

Colorado Christian University is in the suburbs of Lakewood, Colorado and this school offers one program in counseling. This school is a 4-year institution. CCU is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering counseling programs.

9. The University of Denver

2199 S. University Blvd
Denver, CO 80208
(303) 871-2000

The University of Denver is near the center of the city. This university offers two programs in counseling. Of those, it offers students one degree at the master's level in counseling and one doctorate level degree in counseling. 11,842 students seek degrees in 176 programs at DU, overall. It is the oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in counseling.

10. Regis University

3333 Regis Blvd
Denver, CO 80221-1099
(800) 388-2366x2111

Regis University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Denver, CO. This school offers four programs in counseling. Specifically, students are offered two counseling certificates by this school and two counseling degrees at the master's level. Overall, 11,069 students seek degrees in 77 programs at this school. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering counseling.

11. The Community College of Denver

1111 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80204-2026
(303) 556-2600

The Community College of Denver is 1.0 miles from the center of the city. It offers two programs in counseling. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in counseling by it and one associate's level degree in counseling. Overall, 12,901 students seek degrees in 38 Community College of Denver programs. It is the largest institution in the state of Colorado offering counseling.

12. The University of Colorado Denver

University of Colorado Denver
Denver, CO 80217-3364
(303) 556-5600

The University of Colorado Denver offers two counseling programs. It offers two degrees at the master's level in counseling to students. This large university is near the center of the city. CU Denver is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in counseling.

13. The University of Northern Colorado

Carter Hall - Rm 4000
Greeley, CO 80639
(970) 351-1890

The University of Northern Colorado offers five programs in counseling. Out of those, students are offered three master's level degrees in counseling by Northern Colorado and two degrees at the doctorate level in counseling. This university, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Greeley, CO. Overall, 13,030 students seek degrees in 87 programs at UNC. This university is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering counseling programs.

14. The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
(719) 255-3000

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is 4.1 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one counseling program. Overall, 9,745 students pursue degrees in 47 University of Colorado at Colorado Springs programs.