Counseling Schools In North Carolina

In North Carolina, there are 29 accredited schools where counseling classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the counseling academic community in North Carolina, and the future trends in counseling training at the following levels:

  • Counseling Certificate
  • Associates degree in Counseling
  • Bachelors degree in Counseling
  • Masters degree in Counseling
  • PhD degree in Counseling


Schools

  1. Appalachian State University

    Boone, North Carolina 28608

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  2. Campbell University

    450 Leslie Campbell Ave, Buies Creek, North Carolina 27506

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  3. Central Piedmont Community College

    1201 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

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  4. East Carolina University

    East 5th Street, Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Forsyth Technical Community College

    2100 Silas Creek Pky, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27103-5197

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  6. Gardner-Webb University

    Main St, Boiling Springs, North Carolina 28017-0997

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  7. Guilford Technical Community College

    601 High Point Rd, Jamestown, North Carolina 27282

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  8. John Wesley College

    2314 North Centennial Street, High Point, North Carolina 27265-3197

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  9. Johnson C Smith University

    100 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28216-5398

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  10. Lenoir-Rhyne University

    625 7th Avenue NE, Hickory, North Carolina 28601

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  11. North Carolina A & T State University

    1601 E Market St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27411

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  12. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    103 South Bldg Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. University of North Carolina at Charlotte

    9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223-0001

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    1000 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402-6170

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. North Carolina Central University

    1801 Fayetteville Street, Durham, North Carolina 27707

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  16. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

    2101 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7001

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. University of North Carolina at Pembroke

    One University Drive, Pembroke, North Carolina 28372-1510

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  18. Pfeiffer University

    48380 Hwy 52n, Misenheimer, North Carolina 28109-0960

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  19. Piedmont Baptist College and Graduate School

    420 S. Broad St., Winston Salem, North Carolina 27101

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  20. Pitt Community College

    1986 Pitt Tech Road, Winterville, North Carolina 28590

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  21. Sandhills Community College

    3395 Airport Rd, Pinehurst, North Carolina 28374

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  22. Southwestern Community College in Sylva

    447 College Dr, Sylva, North Carolina 28779

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  23. Vance-Granville Community College

    200 Community College Road, Henderson, North Carolina 27536

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  24. Wake Forest University

    1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27106

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  25. Wake Technical Community College

    9101 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603-5696

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  26. Wayne Community College

    3000 Wayne Memorial Dr, Goldsboro, North Carolina 27533-8002

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  27. Western Piedmont Community College

    1001 Burkemont Ave, Morganton, North Carolina 28655-4511

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  28. Winston-Salem State University

    601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27110-0001

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  29. Western Carolina University

    Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723-9646

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Counseling Employment

North Carolina 18,540
National 653,240

Of all of the counseling professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of North Carolina.

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In North Carolina

11,760 16,440 17,570 18,620 16,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of counseling professionals is growing in North Carolina. There were 4,760 more counseling professionals working in North Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of counseling has grown by 40% in North Carolina. This is faster than the trend for counseling professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of counseling professionals has shrunk by 2% between 2006 and 2010.

Counseling VS. All Professions salaries in North Carolina

$40,167 $42,825 $43,275 $46,730 $47,292
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In North Carolina, as the number of counseling professionals is growing, the salaries earned by counseling professionals are increasing. In 2006 counseling professionals made a mean salary of $40,167 per year, and in 2010 they made $47,292 per year.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$32,242
25th percentile
$38,098
50th percentile
$45,390
75th percentile
$55,266
90th percentile
$64,780

Thus, counseling professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of counseling, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid counseling professionals earning 101% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in North Carolina state.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Christian Counseling
$53,460
Clinical Psychology
$59,765
Counseling
$46,720
Forensic Psychology
$75,055
Organizational Psychology
$102,080
School Psychology
$63,120
Sociology
$65,755
Sports Psychology
$63,120

In North Carolina, counseling professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Counseling programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina

associate
9
bachelor
6
master
33
doctor
6
Certificate
11
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The number of students graduating from the 29 accredited counseling schools in North Carolina is increasing. In 2006 there were 581 counseling graduates from counseling courses in North Carolina and in 2010 there were 672 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of counseling school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina by 16%. A majority of these graduates, or 51%, graduated with a master's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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