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Counseling Schools in Connecticut

There are 11 Connecticut schools offering counseling programs. 352 students graduated from programs at Connecticut counseling schools in 2010. 259 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 40 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

352 students graduate from programs in Connecticut in counseling, on average, every year. Out of those, 40 students graduated with counseling certificates, 39 with a degree at the associate's level, 14 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 259 with a master's level degree.

11 counseling schools are located in this eastern state. And of these, four schools are private, while seven schools are public. Private counseling school tuition varies from $26,370 to $39,040, while tuition at a public counseling school varies from $7,861 to $8,050.

Average tuition for programs in counseling is $20,991. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,861 each year, is at Southern Connecticut State University, the highest tuition for counseling programs, which is $39,040 every year, is at Fairfield University.

Schools in Connecticut offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in counseling.

Counseling Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

352 students graduate from programs in Connecticut in counseling, on average, every year. Out of those, 40 students graduated with counseling certificates, 39 with a degree at the associate's level, 14 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 259 with a master's level degree.

Counseling Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 58
  • Certificate 2007: 61
  • Certificate 2008: 43
  • Certificate 2009: 40
  • Certificate 2010: 40
  • Associate 2006: 20
  • Associate 2007: 29
  • Associate 2008: 32
  • Associate 2009: 32
  • Associate 2010: 39
  • Bachelor 2006: 9
  • Bachelor 2007: 11
  • Bachelor 2008: 19
  • Bachelor 2009: 13
  • Bachelor 2010: 14
  • Master 2006: 221
  • Master 2007: 265
  • Master 2008: 259
  • Master 2009: 298
  • Master 2010: 259

Counseling Program Availability in Connecticut

Connecticut schools offer a total of 28 programs in counseling. Of these programs, approximately 46.4% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the bachelors level.

Counseling Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 10
  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 13

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25340
  • 25th Percentile: 28480
  • Median: 34800
  • 75th Percentile: 49750
  • 90th Percentile: 66810

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50770
  • 25th Percentile: 61220
  • Median: 70720
  • 75th Percentile: 86320
  • 90th Percentile: 94580

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 27480
  • 25th Percentile: 34280
  • Median: 53430
  • 75th Percentile: 73180
  • 90th Percentile: 86890

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25060
  • 25th Percentile: 30610
  • Median: 37440
  • 75th Percentile: 47350
  • 90th Percentile: 62070

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31730
  • 25th Percentile: 39110
  • Median: 46810
  • 75th Percentile: 64970
  • 90th Percentile: 84770

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28050
  • 25th Percentile: 33060
  • Median: 42700
  • 75th Percentile: 54860
  • 90th Percentile: 68020

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33980
  • 25th Percentile: 39030
  • Median: 49220
  • 75th Percentile: 63900
  • 90th Percentile: 77390

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24550
  • 25th Percentile: 26500
  • Median: 30120
  • 75th Percentile: 37660
  • 90th Percentile: 48010

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31910
  • Median Salary 2007: 34700
  • Median Salary 2008: 35660
  • Median Salary 2009: 33550
  • Median Salary 2010: 34800
  • Total Employed 2006: 2870
  • Total Employed 2007: 2820
  • Total Employed 2008: 2850
  • Total Employed 2009: 3420
  • Total Employed 2010: 3160

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74370
  • Median Salary 2007: 73490
  • Median Salary 2008: 65310
  • Median Salary 2009: 72460
  • Median Salary 2010: 70720
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 52570
  • Median Salary 2007: 58270
  • Median Salary 2008: 59180
  • Median Salary 2009: 59230
  • Median Salary 2010: 53430
  • Total Employed 2006: 3140
  • Total Employed 2007: 3430
  • Total Employed 2008: 3690
  • Total Employed 2009: 3950
  • Total Employed 2010: 3850

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34320
  • Median Salary 2007: 35090
  • Median Salary 2008: 35570
  • Median Salary 2009: 35510
  • Median Salary 2010: 37440
  • Total Employed 2006: 1900
  • Total Employed 2007: 2020
  • Total Employed 2008: 1790
  • Total Employed 2009: 1700
  • Total Employed 2010: 1840

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42870
  • Median Salary 2007: 42150
  • Median Salary 2008: 39680
  • Median Salary 2009: 40810
  • Median Salary 2010: 46810
  • Total Employed 2006: 540
  • Total Employed 2007: 480
  • Total Employed 2008: 370
  • Total Employed 2009: 420
  • Total Employed 2010: 380

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36940
  • Median Salary 2007: 38320
  • Median Salary 2008: 39000
  • Median Salary 2009: 39480
  • Median Salary 2010: 42700
  • Total Employed 2006: 1440
  • Total Employed 2007: 1420
  • Total Employed 2008: 1360
  • Total Employed 2009: 1320
  • Total Employed 2010: 1310

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45830
  • Median Salary 2007: 51820
  • Median Salary 2008: 55430
  • Median Salary 2009: 49600
  • Median Salary 2010: 49220
  • Total Employed 2006: 220
  • Total Employed 2007: 270
  • Total Employed 2008: 240
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 220

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30520
  • Median Salary 2007: 31520
  • Median Salary 2008: 28700
  • Median Salary 2009: 30010
  • Median Salary 2010: 30120
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 230
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 370

Connecticut vs National Counseling Employment

Connecticut vs National Counseling Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.740% (11210)

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1. Manchester Community College

Great Path
Manchester, CT 6040
(860) 512-3000

Manchester Community College is in the suburbs of Manchester, Connecticut. It offers two programs in counseling. Of those, students are offered one counseling certificate by it and one counseling degree at the associate's level. This college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. This mid-sized college is the fifth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering counseling.

2. Tunxis Community College

271 Scott Swamp Road
Farmington, CT 06032-3187
(860) 255-3500

Tunxis Community College is located in the suburbs of Farmington, Connecticut and it offers one program in counseling. Overall, 4,666 students pursue degrees in 33 Tunxis Community College programs. This college is the third oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering counseling programs.

3. St Vincent's College

2800 Main St
Bridgeport, CT 06606-4201
(203) 576-5235

St Vincent's College is a 2-year institution, founded in 1905. This college, which is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Bridgeport, CT. Students are offered six certificates and four degrees at the associates level by it. In 2010, 585 students pursued degrees from the ten programs at this college. It offers subjects such as radiology technology, advanced nursing, and healthcare. This college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. It is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut.

4. Capital Community College

950 Main Street
Hartford, CT 6103
(860) 906-5000

Capital Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1992. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Hartford, CT. Students are offered 26 certificates and 24 degrees at the associates level by this college. In 2010, 4,518 students sought degrees from the 38 programs at this college. This college offers subjects including healthcare, liberal arts, and communications. It is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. This college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut.

5. The Holy Apostles College and Seminary

33 Prospect Hill Rd
Cromwell, CT 06416-2005
(860) 632-3010

The Holy Apostles College and Seminary is a 4-year institution, founded in 1972. This school is in the suburbs of Cromwell, Connecticut. It offers subjects including liberal arts and ministry. Students are offered two certificates, one associates level degree, four bachelors level degrees, and four masters level degrees by it. In 2010, 343 students sought degrees from the eight programs at this school. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits Holy Apostles.

6. Western Connecticut State University

181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810-6826
(203) 837-8200

Western Connecticut State University, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Danbury, CT. It offers two counseling programs. More specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in counseling and one master's level degree in counseling. It is a public 4-year institution. This medium-sized school ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Connecticut.

7. The University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
(860) 768-4100

The University of Hartford, which is 2.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in West Hartford, CT. It offers two counseling programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in counseling by it and one master's level degree in counseling. UH is a 4-year research institution. This university is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering counseling in terms of programs.

8. Saint Joseph College

1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117-2764
(860) 232-4571

Saint Joseph College, which is near the center of the city, is located in West Hartford, CT. SJC offers four programs in counseling. Specifically, students are offered one counseling certificate by it and three master's level counseling degrees. SJC is a 4-year institution.

9. The University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 6269
(860) 486-2000

Founded in 1881, the University of Connecticut is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is located in Storrs, CT. This university is the fifth largest institution in the state of Connecticut. This public university offers 36 certificates, two associates level degrees, 94 bachelors level degrees, 92 masters level degrees, and 74 doctoral level degrees to students. In 2010, 25,498 students pursued degrees from the 170 programs at this university. This university offers subjects such as electrical engineering, private investigation, and computer science. This university is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. Uconn is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Connecticut.

10. Naugatuck Valley Community College

750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708-3089
(203) 575-8040

Naugatuck Valley Community College offers two programs in counseling. Of those, students are offered one certificate in counseling by it and one associate's level counseling degree. It is in the suburbs of Waterbury, Connecticut. It is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. In terms of programs, it is the fourth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering counseling.

11. Gateway Community College

60 Sargent Dr
New Haven, CT 6511
(203) 285-2000

Gateway Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in New Haven, CT. This college offers two counseling programs. Specifically, students are offered one counseling certificate by this college and one counseling degree at the associate's level. It is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. In terms of enrollment, it ranks sixth in the state of Connecticut.

12. Fairfield University

1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
(203) 254-4000

Fairfield University offers three counseling programs. Specifically, this school offers students one certificate in counseling and two degrees at the master's level in counseling. It is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. It is a 4-year institution. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering counseling in terms of programs.

13. The University of Bridgeport

126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604-5620
(203) 576-4000

The University of Bridgeport is near the center of the city. UB offers two programs in counseling. Out of those, this school offers one counseling certificate to students and one master's level counseling degree. 5,155 students seek degrees in 73 programs at this school, overall.

14. Central Connecticut State University

1615 Stanley St
New Britain, CT 6050
(860) 832-3200

Central Connecticut State University offers four counseling programs. Of those, students are offered two certificates in counseling by CCSU and two master's level degrees in counseling. It is in the suburbs of New Britain, Connecticut. It is a public 4-year institution. This school ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Connecticut.

15. Southern Connecticut State University

501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1355
(203) 392-5200

Southern Connecticut State University, which is 1.9 miles from the center of the city, is in New Haven, CT. It offers four counseling programs. Of those, this mid-sized school offers one certificate in counseling to students and three master's level counseling degrees. This school is a public 4-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering counseling programs.