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Counseling Schools in Nebraska

There are ten Nebraska schools offering counseling programs. 249 students graduated with degrees from Nebraska counseling schools in 2010. 161 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 63 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 253 students graduate from programs in this state in counseling every year. Of those, 12 students graduated with certificates in counseling, 13 with an associate's level degree, 63 with a bachelor's level degree, and 161 with a master's level degree.

Ten counseling schools are in Nebraska. Out of these, while five schools are private, five schools are public. While public counseling school tuition varies from $5,071 to $6,626, private counseling school tuition varies from $7,825 to $30,578.

Average tuition for programs in counseling is $11,832. While the highest tuition for counseling programs, which is $30,578 per year, is at Creighton University, the lowest tuition in Nebraska, which is $5,071 every year, is at Wayne State College.

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

Counseling Program Completions in Nebraska 2006 - 2010

On average, 253 students graduate from programs in this state in counseling every year. Of those, 12 students graduated with certificates in counseling, 13 with an associate's level degree, 63 with a bachelor's level degree, and 161 with a master's level degree.

Counseling Program Completions in Nebraska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 8
  • Certificate 2007: 10
  • Certificate 2008: 8
  • Certificate 2009: 8
  • Certificate 2010: 12
  • Associate 2006: 22
  • Associate 2007: 20
  • Associate 2008: 20
  • Associate 2009: 17
  • Associate 2010: 13
  • Bachelor 2006: 56
  • Bachelor 2007: 47
  • Bachelor 2008: 52
  • Bachelor 2009: 66
  • Bachelor 2010: 63
  • Master 2006: 188
  • Master 2007: 250
  • Master 2008: 178
  • Master 2009: 189
  • Master 2010: 161

Counseling Program Availability in Nebraska

Schools in this state offer a total of 19 programs in counseling. Of these programs, 52.6% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the associates level.

Counseling Program Availability in Nebraska

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 5
  • Master: 10

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22100
  • 25th Percentile: 25320
  • Median: 29560
  • 75th Percentile: 40420
  • 90th Percentile: 58900

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38260
  • 25th Percentile: 44290
  • Median: 49990
  • 75th Percentile: 96730
  • 90th Percentile: 114970

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 32160
  • 25th Percentile: 41620
  • Median: 51370
  • 75th Percentile: 59680
  • 90th Percentile: 73240

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27600
  • 25th Percentile: 33290
  • Median: 42170
  • 75th Percentile: 53240
  • 90th Percentile: 60070

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27570
  • 25th Percentile: 31990
  • Median: 38360
  • 75th Percentile: 61820
  • 90th Percentile: 70520

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28970
  • 25th Percentile: 32500
  • Median: 37020
  • 75th Percentile: 45000
  • 90th Percentile: 53730

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31360
  • 25th Percentile: 33040
  • Median: 35580
  • 75th Percentile: 38090
  • 90th Percentile: 43500

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29780
  • Median Salary 2007: 24310
  • Median Salary 2008: 25010
  • Median Salary 2009: 25710
  • Median Salary 2010: 29560
  • Total Employed 2006: 860
  • Total Employed 2007: 1120
  • Total Employed 2008: 1110
  • Total Employed 2009: 1080
  • Total Employed 2010: 860

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45360
  • Median Salary 2007: 46785
  • Median Salary 2008: 47980
  • Median Salary 2009: 49320
  • Median Salary 2010: 49990
  • 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: 41690
  • Median Salary 2007: 44550
  • Median Salary 2008: 45800
  • Median Salary 2009: 49670
  • Median Salary 2010: 51370
  • Total Employed 2006: 1540
  • Total Employed 2007: 1470
  • Total Employed 2008: 1470
  • Total Employed 2009: 1380
  • Total Employed 2010: 1360

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33370
  • Median Salary 2007: 34790
  • Median Salary 2008: 38220
  • Median Salary 2009: 39630
  • Median Salary 2010: 42170
  • Total Employed 2006: 660
  • Total Employed 2007: 820
  • Total Employed 2008: 740
  • Total Employed 2009: 780
  • Total Employed 2010: 750

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29800
  • Median Salary 2007: 33570
  • Median Salary 2008: 33650
  • Median Salary 2009: 36140
  • Median Salary 2010: 38360
  • Total Employed 2006: 220
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 210
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31850
  • Median Salary 2007: 35380
  • Median Salary 2008: 37040
  • Median Salary 2009: 37940
  • Median Salary 2010: 37020
  • Total Employed 2006: 390
  • Total Employed 2007: 450
  • Total Employed 2008: 510
  • Total Employed 2009: 450
  • Total Employed 2010: 500

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36380
  • Median Salary 2007: 36640
  • Median Salary 2008: 39020
  • Median Salary 2009: 36930
  • Median Salary 2010: 35580
  • Total Employed 2006: 180
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Nebraska vs National Counseling Employment

Nebraska vs National Counseling Employment

  • Employed in Nebraska: 0.593% (3820)

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1. Nebraska Christian College

12550 S. 114th St.
Papillion, NE 68046
(402) 935-9400

Nebraska Christian College offers one program in counseling and NCC, which is very close to Papillion, Nebraska, is in a rural setting. This school is a 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks eighth in the state of Nebraska.

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2. Wayne State College

1111 Main St
Wayne, NE 68787
(402) 375-7000

Wayne State College offers four programs in counseling. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level counseling degree by this school and three master's level degrees in counseling. 3,569 students seek degrees in 68 programs at this public school, overall. This school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Nebraska offering counseling.

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3. Grace University

1311 S 9th St
Omaha, NE 68108-3629
(402) 449-2800

Grace University offers three programs in counseling. More specifically, this school offers two counseling degrees at the bachelor's level to students and one degree at the master's level in counseling. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Omaha, NE. 481 students pursue degrees in 24 Grace University programs, overall.

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4. Vatterott College - Spring Valley

11818 I Street
Omaha, NE 68137
(402) 891-9411

Vatterott College-Spring Valley offers one counseling program and this school, which is 5.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Omaha, NE. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Nebraska.

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5. Concordia University - Seward

800 N Columbia Ave
Seward, NE 68434-1556
(800) 535-5494

Founded in 1894, Concordia University-Seward is a 4-year institution. Concordia is in town of Seward, Nebraska. It offers eight certificates, 38 degrees at the bachelors level, and six masters level degrees to students. In 2010, 2,146 students pursued degrees from the 44 programs at this school. CUNE offers subjects including journalism, art, and design. CUNE is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This liberal arts college is one of 6 liberal arts colleges in Nebraska.

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6. Metropolitan Community College Area

30 & Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68111-1610
(402) 457-2400

Metropolitan Community College Area, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Omaha, NE. It offers two programs in counseling. Out of those, this college offers one certificate in counseling to students and one counseling degree at the associate's level. This community college is one of 7 community colleges in Nebraska. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Nebraska offering programs in counseling.

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7. Doane College - Lincoln Grand Island and Master

303 N 52nd St
Lincoln, NE 68504
(402) 466-4774

Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master offers one program in counseling and Doane is near the center of the city. This small school is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Nebraska offering counseling.

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8. Hastings College

710 N Turner Ave
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 463-2402

Hastings College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1882. This school is in Hastings, NE. This school offers subjects including business, teaching, and counseling. It offers students 63 bachelors level degrees and 21 degrees at the masters level. 1,193 students sought degrees from the 68 programs at this school in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this liberal arts college. This school is one of 6 liberal arts colleges in Nebraska.

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9. The University of Nebraska at Kearney

905 W 25th St
Kearney, NE 68849-1212
(308) 865-8441

The University of Nebraska at Kearney offers two counseling programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in counseling by it and one master's level degree in counseling. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, UNK is the third biggest institution in the state of Nebraska offering counseling.

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10. Chadron State College

1000 Main St
Chadron, NE 69337-2690
(308) 432-6000

Chadron State College offers two counseling programs. Students are offered two counseling degrees at the master's level by CSC. Overall, 2,759 students pursue degrees in 62 CSC programs. In terms of enrollment, CSC ranks seventh in the state of Nebraska.

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11. Creighton University

2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
(402) 280-2700

Creighton University, which is near the center of the city, is in Omaha, NE and Creighton offers one program in counseling. This university is a 4-year research institution. CU is the third biggest institution in the state of Nebraska offering counseling in terms of programs.

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12. The University of Nebraska at Omaha

6001 Dodge St
Omaha, NE 68182-0225
(402) 554-2800

The University of Nebraska at Omaha is near the center of the city. UNO offers two programs in counseling. Of those, this university offers one degree at the bachelor's level in counseling to students and one master's level degree in counseling. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, UNO is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Nebraska offering counseling.

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13. The University of Nebraska - Lincoln

14th and R St
Lincoln, NE 68588
(402) 472-7211

Founded in 1869, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a public, 4-year, research institution. Nebraska, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Lincoln, NE. Nebraska is the the second oldest largest institution in the state of Nebraska. NU offers subjects including business administration, science, and mechanical engineering. Students are offered three certificates, one degree at the associates level, 130 bachelors level degrees, 73 masters level degrees, and 41 doctoral level degrees by this university. 24,610 students sought degrees from the 161 programs at this university in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits Nebraska. UNL is one of 4 research universities in Nebraska.