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Counseling Schools in Kentucky

There are 16 schools in the state of Kentucky offering counseling programs. 651 students graduated from programs at Kentucky counseling schools in 2010. 588 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 37 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 586 students graduate from counseling programs in Kentucky per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from counseling programs. Specifically, six students graduated with certificates in counseling, 37 with a bachelor's level degree, 588 with a degree at the master's level, and 20 with a doctorate level degree.

16 counseling schools are in Kentucky. And of these, seven schools are public, while nine schools are private. Tuition at a public counseling school varies from $6,264 to $8,610, while private counseling school tuition varies from $13,350 to $19,710.

Average tuition for counseling programs is $9,872. While the highest tuition for programs in counseling, which is $19,710 per year, is at Campbellsville University, the lowest tuition in Kentucky, which is $6,264 each year, is at Morehead State University.

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

Counseling Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

On average, 586 students graduate from counseling programs in Kentucky per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from counseling programs. Specifically, six students graduated with certificates in counseling, 37 with a bachelor's level degree, 588 with a degree at the master's level, and 20 with a doctorate level degree.

Counseling Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 8
  • Certificate 2007: 8
  • Certificate 2008: 7
  • Certificate 2009: 10
  • Certificate 2010: 6
  • Bachelor 2006: 66
  • Bachelor 2007: 67
  • Bachelor 2008: 59
  • Bachelor 2009: 56
  • Bachelor 2010: 37
  • Master 2006: 474
  • Master 2007: 521
  • Master 2008: 439
  • Master 2009: 537
  • Master 2010: 588
  • Doctorate 2006: 16
  • Doctorate 2007: 8
  • Doctorate 2008: 16
  • Doctorate 2009: 14
  • Doctorate 2010: 20

Counseling Program Availability in Kentucky

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

Counseling Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Certificate: 2
  • Bachelor: 4
  • Master: 20
  • Doctorate: 3

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18000
  • 25th Percentile: 25570
  • Median: 34680
  • 75th Percentile: 42020
  • 90th Percentile: 54710

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 61780
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 32260
  • 25th Percentile: 45250
  • Median: 57070
  • 75th Percentile: 67000
  • 90th Percentile: 76340

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22270
  • 25th Percentile: 26580
  • Median: 33800
  • 75th Percentile: 43320
  • 90th Percentile: 52510

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27450
  • 25th Percentile: 32030
  • Median: 36920
  • 75th Percentile: 45010
  • 90th Percentile: 57270

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19960
  • 25th Percentile: 28430
  • Median: 35070
  • 75th Percentile: 41250
  • 90th Percentile: 49990

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23600
  • 25th Percentile: 28630
  • Median: 38180
  • 75th Percentile: 52500
  • 90th Percentile: 77930

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16250
  • 25th Percentile: 17790
  • Median: 21180
  • 75th Percentile: 41260
  • 90th Percentile: 53590

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30780
  • Median Salary 2007: 29440
  • Median Salary 2008: 32450
  • Median Salary 2009: 33420
  • Median Salary 2010: 34680
  • Total Employed 2006: 870
  • Total Employed 2007: 1370
  • Total Employed 2008: 1330
  • Total Employed 2009: 1200
  • Total Employed 2010: 910

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55990
  • Median Salary 2007: 57900
  • Median Salary 2008: 60300
  • Median Salary 2009: 61430
  • Median Salary 2010: 61780
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 49780
  • Median Salary 2007: 53400
  • Median Salary 2008: 56780
  • Median Salary 2009: 57380
  • Median Salary 2010: 57070
  • Total Employed 2006: 2600
  • Total Employed 2007: 2710
  • Total Employed 2008: 2660
  • Total Employed 2009: 2690
  • Total Employed 2010: 2740

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32220
  • Median Salary 2007: 33920
  • Median Salary 2008: 33840
  • Median Salary 2009: 36380
  • Median Salary 2010: 33800
  • Total Employed 2006: 720
  • Total Employed 2007: 930
  • Total Employed 2008: 1340
  • Total Employed 2009: 1180
  • Total Employed 2010: 1280

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38230
  • Median Salary 2007: 35610
  • Median Salary 2008: 36280
  • Median Salary 2009: 36220
  • Median Salary 2010: 36920
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 210
  • Total Employed 2008: 250
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 240

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32690
  • Median Salary 2007: 33760
  • Median Salary 2008: 30210
  • Median Salary 2009: 33390
  • Median Salary 2010: 35070
  • Total Employed 2006: 340
  • Total Employed 2007: 450
  • Total Employed 2008: 790
  • Total Employed 2009: 800
  • Total Employed 2010: 720

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27790
  • Median Salary 2007: 28740
  • Median Salary 2008: 34560
  • Median Salary 2009: 35530
  • Median Salary 2010: 38180
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 300
  • Total Employed 2008: 380
  • Total Employed 2009: 350
  • Total Employed 2010: 260

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 16985
  • Median Salary 2007: 17565
  • Median Salary 2008: 18295
  • Median Salary 2009: 18640
  • Median Salary 2010: 21180
  • Total Employed 2006: 85
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 105
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Kentucky vs National Counseling Employment

Kentucky vs National Counseling Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 0.975% (6280)

Counseling Schools in Kentucky

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1. Union College

310 College St
Barbourville, KY 40906-1499
(606) 546-4151

Union College offers one program in counseling and it is located in town of Barbourville, Kentucky. Overall, 1,363 students seek degrees in 38 Union programs. Union is the oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering counseling programs.

2. The University of the Cumberlands

6191 College Station Drive
Williamsburg, KY 40769
(606) 549-2200

The University of the Cumberlands is in Williamsburg, KY. It offers three programs in counseling. Specifically, students are offered one counseling degree at the bachelor's level by this school and two master's level degrees in counseling. UC is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in counseling.

3. The Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary

1044 Alta Vista Rd
Louisville, KY 40205-1798
(502) 895-3411

The Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in counseling. Overall, 230 students seek degrees in five Louisville Seminary programs.

4. Mid-Continent University

99 Powell Rd E
Mayfield, KY 42066-9007
(270) 247-8521

Mid-Continent University, which is only a few miles from Mayfield, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in counseling. This small school is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering counseling.

5. Brescia University

717 Frederica St
Owensboro, KY 42301-3023
(270) 685-3131

Founded in 1950, Brescia University is a 4-year institution. It is in the center of Owensboro. It offers subjects including advertising and chemistry. Students are offered two certificates, six associates level degrees, 29 degrees at the bachelors level, and two masters level degrees by it. In 2010, 688 students sought degrees from the 34 programs at this school. This very small school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

6. Kentucky Christian University

100 Academic Pkwy
Grayson, KY 41143-1199
(606) 474-3000

Kentucky Christian University is in town of Grayson, Kentucky and this school offers one counseling program. Overall, 651 students pursue degrees in 21 Kentucky Christian University programs. This school is the third oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in counseling.

7. The Asbury Theological Seminary

204 N Lexington Ave
Wilmore, KY 40390-1199
(859) 858-3581

The Asbury Theological Seminary is in Wilmore, KY. This school offers two programs in counseling. It offers two degrees at the master's level in counseling to students.

8. The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

2825 Lexington Rd
Louisville, KY 40280-0001
(800) 626-5525

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Louisville, KY. Southern Seminary offers two counseling programs. Of those, this school offers students one degree at the master's level in counseling and one counseling degree at the doctorate level.

9. Lindsey Wilson College

210 Lindsey Wilson St
Columbia, KY 42728-1223
(270) 384-2126

Lindsey Wilson College is in town of Columbia, Kentucky and it offers one program in counseling. Lindsey WIlson is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering counseling programs.

10. Spalding University

845 S. Third Street
Louisville, KY 40203-2188
(502) 585-9911

Spalding University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1814. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Louisville, KY. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky. This school offers six certificates, two associates level degrees, 17 degrees at the bachelors level, 15 masters level degrees, and two degrees at the doctoral level to students. 2,346 students sought degrees from the 25 programs at Spalding in 2010. It offers subjects including paramedicine and occupational therapy. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it.

11. Northern Kentucky University

Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
(859) 572-5100

Northern Kentucky University is in the suburbs of Highland Heights, Kentucky. This school offers two counseling programs. NKU offers two master's level degrees in counseling to students. It is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky. This school ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Kentucky.

12. The University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
(859) 257-9000

The University of Kentucky offers three counseling programs. Specifically, it offers two master's level counseling degrees to students and one degree at the doctorate level in counseling. It is in the center of Lexington. It is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Kentucky. UK is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering programs in counseling.

13. Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1000
(270) 745-0111

Western Kentucky University offers three counseling programs. This university offers three degrees at the master's level in counseling to students. WKU, which is 0.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Bowling Green, KY. Overall, 20,897 students seek degrees in 160 WKU programs. This big university is the largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering counseling in terms of programs.

14. Morehead State University

University Blvd
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 783-2221

Morehead State University offers one counseling program. Morehead State is a public 4-year institution. It is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering counseling in terms of programs.

15. The University of Louisville

2301 S 3rd St
Louisville, KY 40292-0001
(502) 852-5555

The University of Louisville is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in counseling. Specifically, it offers one master's level degree in counseling to students and one doctorate level counseling degree. The U of L is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Kentucky. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering counseling in terms of programs.

16. Campbellsville University

1 University Dr
Campbellsville, KY 42718-2799
(270) 789-5000x5000

Campbellsville University offers one counseling program. It is a 4-year institution.

17. Murray State University

218 Wells Hall
Murray, KY 42071-3318
(270) 809-3011

Murray State University offers two programs in counseling. Out of those, this school offers students one counseling certificate and one counseling degree at the master's level. It is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky.

18. Eastern Kentucky University

521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY 40475-3102
(859) 622-1000

Eastern Kentucky University is located in Richmond, KY. It offers three programs in counseling. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level counseling degree by Eastern and two master's level counseling degrees. It is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky. In terms of programs, Eastern is the biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering counseling.