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Counseling Schools in Iowa

There are nine Iowa schools offering counseling programs. 154 students graduated from programs at Iowa counseling schools in 2010. 123 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 15 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

159 students graduate from programs in this state in counseling, on average, per year. More specifically, nine students graduated with an associate's level degree in counseling, 15 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 123 with a degree at the master's level, and seven with a doctorate level degree.

Nine counseling schools are in Iowa. And out of these, four schools are public, while five schools are private. While public counseling school tuition varies from $7,008 to $7,417, private counseling school tuition varies from $12,604 to $26,960.

Average tuition for counseling programs is $14,643. The lowest tuition in this midwestern state, which is $7,008 per year, is at the University of Northern Iowa, while the highest tuition for counseling programs, which is $26,960 every year, is at Drake University.

Iowa schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in counseling.

Counseling Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

159 students graduate from programs in this state in counseling, on average, per year. More specifically, nine students graduated with an associate's level degree in counseling, 15 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 123 with a degree at the master's level, and seven with a doctorate level degree.

Counseling Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 2
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 10
  • Associate 2007: 9
  • Associate 2008: 6
  • Associate 2009: 4
  • Associate 2010: 9
  • Bachelor 2006: 15
  • Bachelor 2007: 19
  • Bachelor 2008: 12
  • Bachelor 2009: 22
  • Bachelor 2010: 15
  • Master 2006: 138
  • Master 2007: 125
  • Master 2008: 144
  • Master 2009: 104
  • Master 2010: 123
  • Doctorate 2006: 3
  • Doctorate 2007: 7
  • Doctorate 2008: 3
  • Doctorate 2009: 1
  • Doctorate 2010: 7

Counseling Program Availability in Iowa

Iowa schools offer a total of 18 counseling programs. Of these programs, around 44.4% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the doctoral level, the bachelors level, and the associates level.

Counseling Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 8
  • Doctorate: 4

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19820
  • 25th Percentile: 22280
  • Median: 26940
  • 75th Percentile: 34230
  • 90th Percentile: 47090

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43570
  • 25th Percentile: 47320
  • Median: 55380
  • 75th Percentile: 65790
  • 90th Percentile: 97410

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 30440
  • 25th Percentile: 36160
  • Median: 45140
  • 75th Percentile: 55650
  • 90th Percentile: 65410

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21210
  • 25th Percentile: 26400
  • Median: 34400
  • 75th Percentile: 43890
  • 90th Percentile: 55050

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27190
  • 25th Percentile: 30660
  • Median: 35520
  • 75th Percentile: 41320
  • 90th Percentile: 48160

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25330
  • 25th Percentile: 31040
  • Median: 37680
  • 75th Percentile: 50910
  • 90th Percentile: 63900

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24640
  • 25th Percentile: 27430
  • Median: 32180
  • 75th Percentile: 45740
  • 90th Percentile: 71420

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19360
  • 25th Percentile: 26540
  • Median: 33770
  • 75th Percentile: 44490
  • 90th Percentile: 65350

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23710
  • Median Salary 2007: 26340
  • Median Salary 2008: 25490
  • Median Salary 2009: 25510
  • Median Salary 2010: 26940
  • Total Employed 2006: 2290
  • Total Employed 2007: 2540
  • Total Employed 2008: 2290
  • Total Employed 2009: 2510
  • Total Employed 2010: 2090

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 75640
  • Median Salary 2007: 79420
  • Median Salary 2008: 50440
  • Median Salary 2009: 53280
  • Median Salary 2010: 55380
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 125
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 40700
  • Median Salary 2007: 41650
  • Median Salary 2008: 41580
  • Median Salary 2009: 43030
  • Median Salary 2010: 45140
  • Total Employed 2006: 2090
  • Total Employed 2007: 2190
  • Total Employed 2008: 2130
  • Total Employed 2009: 2180
  • Total Employed 2010: 2010

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30990
  • Median Salary 2007: 28880
  • Median Salary 2008: 30080
  • Median Salary 2009: 32200
  • Median Salary 2010: 34400
  • Total Employed 2006: 640
  • Total Employed 2007: 720
  • Total Employed 2008: 800
  • Total Employed 2009: 1250
  • Total Employed 2010: 1300

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30940
  • Median Salary 2007: 32080
  • Median Salary 2008: 34240
  • Median Salary 2009: 34660
  • Median Salary 2010: 35520
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 240
  • Total Employed 2008: 400
  • Total Employed 2009: 470
  • Total Employed 2010: 490

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31860
  • Median Salary 2007: 32590
  • Median Salary 2008: 34990
  • Median Salary 2009: 36920
  • Median Salary 2010: 37680
  • Total Employed 2006: 1250
  • Total Employed 2007: 1130
  • Total Employed 2008: 1010
  • Total Employed 2009: 980
  • Total Employed 2010: 1010

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31230
  • Median Salary 2007: 32640
  • Median Salary 2008: 31240
  • Median Salary 2009: 35250
  • Median Salary 2010: 32180
  • Total Employed 2006: 320
  • Total Employed 2007: 510
  • Total Employed 2008: 470
  • Total Employed 2009: 590
  • Total Employed 2010: 610

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27700
  • Median Salary 2007: 25550
  • Median Salary 2008: 33250
  • Median Salary 2009: 32360
  • Median Salary 2010: 33770
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 210
  • Total Employed 2010: 390

Iowa vs National Counseling Employment

Iowa vs National Counseling Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 1.245% (8020)

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1. Graceland University - Lamoni

1 University Place
Lamoni, IA 50140
(641) 784-5000

Graceland University-Lamoni, which is very close to Lamoni, Iowa, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in counseling. 2,267 students pursue degrees in 51 programs at this small school, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Iowa.

2. Buena Vista University

610 W 4th St
Storm Lake, IA 50588
(712) 749-2400

Buena Vista University is located in Storm Lake, IA and it offers one program in counseling. BVU is a 4-year institution. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in counseling.

3. Southeastern Community College

1500 West Agency Road
West Burlington, IA 52655-0180
(319) 752-2731

Southeastern Community College, which is very close to West Burlington, Iowa, is located in a rural area and this college offers one program in counseling. 3,601 students seek degrees in 35 Southeastern Community College programs, overall. This college is the second oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in counseling.

4. Emmaus Bible College

2570 Asbury Rd
Dubuque, IA 52001-3096
(563) 588-8000

Emmaus Bible College, which is 2.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Dubuque, IA and this school offers one program in counseling. This school is a 4-year institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in counseling.

5. Saint Ambrose University

518 W Locust St
Davenport, IA 52803-2898
(563) 333-6000

Founded in 1882, Saint Ambrose University is a 4-year institution. St. Ambrose, which is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Davenport, IA. This mid-sized school offers subjects such as language, political science, and technology. Students are offered 29 certificates, 75 bachelors level degrees, 23 degrees at the masters level, and two degrees at the doctoral level by it. 3,663 students sought degrees from the 95 programs at St. Ambrose in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

6. The University of Northern Iowa

1222 W 27th St
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0005
(319) 273-2311

The University of Northern Iowa offers three counseling programs. This university offers students three degrees at the master's level in counseling. UNI, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Cedar Falls, IA. This university is one of 4 research universities in Iowa. This research university is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in counseling.

7. Drake University

2507 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311-4505
(515) 271-2011

Drake University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Des Moines, IA and it offers one program in counseling. 5,616 students pursue degrees in 80 Drake University programs, overall. In terms of programs, this medium-sized university is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering counseling.

8. Morningside College

1501 Morningside Ave
Sioux City, IA 51106-1751
(712) 274-5000

Morningside College, which is 2.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Sioux City, IA and it offers one program in counseling. This small school is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Iowa. Morningside ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Iowa.

9. The University of Iowa

101 Jessup Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242-1316
(319) 335-3500

The University of Iowa is located in the center of Iowa City. It offers eight counseling programs. Out of those, students are offered one counseling certificate by Iowa, three master's level counseling degrees, and four doctorate level degrees in counseling. 29,518 students pursue degrees in 413 UI programs, overall. It is the oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in counseling.

10. Iowa Lakes Community College

19 S 7th St
Estherville, IA 51334-2295
(712) 362-2601

Iowa Lakes Community College offers one counseling program and it is located in Estherville, IA. 3,264 students pursue degrees in 65 programs at this community college, overall. This college is the largest institution in the state of Iowa offering counseling in terms of programs.