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Counseling Schools in Louisiana

There are 18 schools in the state of Louisiana offering counseling programs. 394 students graduated from programs at Louisiana counseling schools in 2010. 300 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 44 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

396 students graduate from programs in this state in counseling, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of counseling students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 12 students graduated with certificates in counseling, 21 with an associate's level degree, 44 with a bachelor's level degree, 300 with a master's level degree, and 17 with a degree at the doctorate level.

18 counseling schools are located in this state. Of these, while four schools are private, 14 schools are public. Public counseling school tuition varies from $3,360 to $5,764, while private counseling school tuition varies from $5,858 to $31,754.

Average tuition for counseling programs is $7,122. The lowest tuition in Louisiana, which is $3,360 every year, is at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, while the highest tuition for counseling programs, which is $31,754 every year, is at Loyola University-New Orleans.

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

Counseling Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

396 students graduate from programs in this state in counseling, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of counseling students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 12 students graduated with certificates in counseling, 21 with an associate's level degree, 44 with a bachelor's level degree, 300 with a master's level degree, and 17 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Counseling Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 41
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 33
  • Certificate 2009: 36
  • Certificate 2010: 12
  • Associate 2006: 14
  • Associate 2007: 25
  • Associate 2008: 28
  • Associate 2009: 26
  • Associate 2010: 21
  • Bachelor 2006: 42
  • Bachelor 2007: 55
  • Bachelor 2008: 35
  • Bachelor 2009: 56
  • Bachelor 2010: 44
  • Master 2006: 361
  • Master 2007: 274
  • Master 2008: 283
  • Master 2009: 302
  • Master 2010: 300
  • Doctorate 2006: 14
  • Doctorate 2007: 17
  • Doctorate 2008: 20
  • Doctorate 2009: 15
  • Doctorate 2010: 17

Counseling Program Availability in Louisiana

Louisiana schools offer a total of 39 programs in counseling. Of these programs, approximately 66% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Counseling Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 5
  • Master: 26
  • Doctorate: 4

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16590
  • 25th Percentile: 18640
  • Median: 28850
  • 75th Percentile: 40810
  • 90th Percentile: 52400

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26100
  • 25th Percentile: 28930
  • Median: 37520
  • 75th Percentile: 45990
  • 90th Percentile: 85840

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 32490
  • 25th Percentile: 43660
  • Median: 52930
  • 75th Percentile: 60720
  • 90th Percentile: 69990

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17840
  • 25th Percentile: 23380
  • Median: 31120
  • 75th Percentile: 40390
  • 90th Percentile: 50330

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28490
  • 25th Percentile: 32400
  • Median: 38370
  • 75th Percentile: 47160
  • 90th Percentile: 61910

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20220
  • 25th Percentile: 25840
  • Median: 35400
  • 75th Percentile: 48270
  • 90th Percentile: 62840

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18920
  • 25th Percentile: 31000
  • Median: 35740
  • 75th Percentile: 41750
  • 90th Percentile: 46970

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20610
  • 25th Percentile: 31140
  • Median: 39450
  • 75th Percentile: 47510
  • 90th Percentile: 56270

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30630
  • Median Salary 2007: 36980
  • Median Salary 2008: 37530
  • Median Salary 2009: 28070
  • Median Salary 2010: 28850
  • Total Employed 2006: 870
  • Total Employed 2007: 800
  • Total Employed 2008: 760
  • Total Employed 2009: 1050
  • Total Employed 2010: 950

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36920
  • Median Salary 2007: 38415
  • Median Salary 2008: 40400
  • Median Salary 2009: 41050
  • Median Salary 2010: 37520
  • Total Employed 2006: 140
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 165
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 44650
  • Median Salary 2007: 46780
  • Median Salary 2008: 48220
  • Median Salary 2009: 51000
  • Median Salary 2010: 52930
  • Total Employed 2006: 5080
  • Total Employed 2007: 5580
  • Total Employed 2008: 5780
  • Total Employed 2009: 6520
  • Total Employed 2010: 5660

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28090
  • Median Salary 2007: 27530
  • Median Salary 2008: 28240
  • Median Salary 2009: 28770
  • Median Salary 2010: 31120
  • Total Employed 2006: 750
  • Total Employed 2007: 1450
  • Total Employed 2008: 1780
  • Total Employed 2009: 2150
  • Total Employed 2010: 2200

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36560
  • Median Salary 2007: 45180
  • Median Salary 2008: 39390
  • Median Salary 2009: 39710
  • Median Salary 2010: 38370
  • Total Employed 2006: 180
  • Total Employed 2007: 280
  • Total Employed 2008: 390
  • Total Employed 2009: 370
  • Total Employed 2010: 260

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27300
  • Median Salary 2007: 29090
  • Median Salary 2008: 35960
  • Median Salary 2009: 36460
  • Median Salary 2010: 35400
  • Total Employed 2006: 740
  • Total Employed 2007: 630
  • Total Employed 2008: 870
  • Total Employed 2009: 920
  • Total Employed 2010: 870

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49990
  • Median Salary 2007: 42860
  • Median Salary 2008: 35730
  • Median Salary 2009: 35020
  • Median Salary 2010: 35740
  • Total Employed 2006: 85
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31460
  • Median Salary 2007: 29890
  • Median Salary 2008: 35420
  • Median Salary 2009: 38460
  • Median Salary 2010: 39450
  • Total Employed 2006: 780
  • Total Employed 2007: 1050
  • Total Employed 2008: 990
  • Total Employed 2009: 910
  • Total Employed 2010: 880

Louisiana vs National Counseling Employment

Louisiana vs National Counseling Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 1.714% (11040)

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1. Southern University at New Orleans

6400 Press Drive
New Orleans, LA 70126
(504) 286-5000

Southern University at New Orleans is 5.2 miles from the center of the city. It offers two counseling programs. Specifically, students are offered one associate's level degree in counseling by it and one bachelor's level degree in counseling. 3,165 students pursue degrees in 29 programs at SUNO, overall. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering counseling in terms of programs.

2. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans

433 Bolivar St
New Orleans, LA 70112-2223
(504) 568-4808

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans is near the heart of downtown. It offers two counseling programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level counseling degree by this school and one degree at the master's level in counseling. Overall, 2,699 students pursue degrees in 57 programs at this specialized school.

3. The New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

3939 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70126
(504) 282-4455

The New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is 3.9 miles from the center of the city. New Orleans Seminary offers three counseling programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in counseling by NOBTS, one master's level counseling degree, and one doctorate level degree in counseling. It is a 4-year institution. New Orleans Seminary is the second largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering counseling in terms of programs.

4. The University of Louisiana - Monroe

700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0000
(318) 342-1000

The University of Louisiana-Monroe is near the center of the city. It offers five programs in counseling. Specifically, this school offers students four master's level degrees in counseling and one doctorate level degree in counseling. This medium-sized school is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana.

5. The University of New Orleans

2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70148
(504) 280-6000

The University of New Orleans offers two programs in counseling. Specifically, it offers students one counseling degree at the master's level and one doctorate level degree in counseling. It is 5.6 miles from the heart of downtown. 11,276 students seek degrees in 108 University of New Orleans programs, overall. UNO is the ninth largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering counseling in terms of programs.

6. Southern University at Shreveport

3050 Martin Luther King Dr
Shreveport, LA 71107
(318) 670-6000

Southern University at Shreveport is in Shreveport, Louisiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one counseling program. It is a historically black, public, 2-year institution. This public school is the third oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in counseling.

7. The Xavier University of Louisiana

One Drexel Drive
New Orleans, LA 70125-1098
(504) 486-7411

The Xavier University of Louisiana, which is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in New Orleans, LA. It offers three programs in counseling. This school offers three master's level counseling degrees to students. It is one of 5 liberal arts colleges in Louisiana. In terms of programs, this mid-sized school is the third largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering counseling.

8. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

Louisiana State University and Agricultural &
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-2750
(225) 578-3202

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, which is near the center of the city, is in Baton Rouge, LA and this university offers one program in counseling. Overall, 29,451 students seek degrees in 207 programs at Louisiana State University. This university is the largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering counseling.

9. Louisiana Tech University

305 Wisteria
Ruston, LA 71272
(318) 257-2000

Louisiana Tech University is located in Ruston, LA. It offers two counseling programs. Out of those, it offers one master's level counseling degree to students and one doctorate level degree in counseling. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, it is the fourth largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering counseling.

10. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

College Ave
Natchitoches, LA 71497-0002
(318) 357-6011

Northwestern State University of Louisiana is in Natchitoches, LA. It offers three counseling programs. Of those, students are offered one counseling degree at the bachelor's level by NSU and two degrees at the master's level in counseling. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, NSU is the third largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering counseling.

11. The University of Louisiana - Lafayette

104 University Circle
Lafayette, LA 70503
(377) 482-1000

The University of Louisiana-Lafayette is 1.2 miles from the center of the city and UL Lafayette offers one program in counseling. This public university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in counseling.

12. Southern University and A & M College

Southern Branch Post Office
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
(225) 771-4500

Southern University and A & M College, which is 5.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Baton Rouge, LA. This university offers three counseling programs. Out of those, it offers one bachelor's level degree in counseling to students and two degrees at the master's level in counseling. SU is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution.

13. Our Lady of Holy Cross College

4123 Woodland Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131-7399
(504) 394-7744

Our Lady of Holy Cross College, which is 5.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in New Orleans, LA. It offers five programs in counseling. Out of those, this very small school offers students one counseling degree at the associate's level, one bachelor's level degree in counseling, and three master's level counseling degrees. Overall, 1,260 students seek degrees in 35 programs at this school. In terms of programs, this school is the largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering counseling.

14. Loyola University - New Orleans

6363 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118-6143
(504) 865-2011

Loyola University-New Orleans is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in counseling. This medium-sized school is a 4-year institution.

15. McNeese State University

4205 Ryan St
Lake Charles, LA 70605
(337) 475-5000

McNeese State University, which is 3.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Lake Charles, LA and this school offers one program in counseling. It is a public 4-year institution.

16. Nicholls State University

University Station La Hwy 1
Thibodaux, LA 70310
(877) 642-4655

Nicholls State University, which is near the center of the city, is in Thibodaux, LA. This school offers two counseling programs. Nicholls offers students two master's level degrees in counseling. It is a public 4-year institution.

17. Louisiana State University - Shreveport

One University Place
Shreveport, LA 71115-2399
(318) 797-5000

Louisiana State University-Shreveport offers one program in counseling and LSUS is located in Shreveport, Louisiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering counseling in terms of programs.

18. Southeastern Louisiana University

548 Western Ave.
Hammond, LA 70402
(985) 549-2000

Southeastern Louisiana University is in Hammond, LA and it offers one program in counseling. This school is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana.