Counseling Schools In Pennsylvania

Counseling classes faculty can choose to work at one of 49 accredited counseling schools in Pennsylvania. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of counseling and counseling training in Pennsylvania, which includes 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. Community College of Allegheny County

    800 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233-1895

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  2. Alvernia University

    400 Saint Bernardine St, Reading, Pennsylvania 19607-1799

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  3. Baptist Bible College and Seminary

    538 Venard Rd, Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania 18411-1250

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  4. Arcadia University

    450 S Easton Rd, Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038-3295

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  5. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

    400 E Second St, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815

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  6. Bucknell University

    Dent Drive, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837

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  7. California University of Pennsylvania

    250 University Ave, California, Pennsylvania 15419-1394

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  8. Carlow University

    3333 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3165

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  9. Chatham University

    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

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  10. Chestnut Hill College

    9601 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19118-2693

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  11. Delaware Valley College

    700 E Butler Ave, Doylestown, Pennsylvania 18901-2697

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  12. Drexel University

    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    88 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Duquesne University

    Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Eastern University

    1300 Eagle Rd, Saint Davids, Pennsylvania 19087-3696

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  15. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

    219 Meadville Street, Edinboro, Pennsylvania 16444-0001

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  16. Evangelical Theological Seminary

    121 S College St, Myerstown, Pennsylvania 17067-1222

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  17. Gannon University

    109 W Sixth St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16541-0001

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  18. Geneva College

    3200 College Ave, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania 15010-3599

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  19. Gwynedd Mercy College

    1325 Sumneytown Pike, Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania 19437-0901

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  20. Holy Family University

    9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114-2009

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  21. Immaculata University

    1145 King Rd, Immaculata, Pennsylvania 19345-0702

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  22. Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

    1011 South Dr 201 Sutton Hall, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705-1098

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  23. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

    15200 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530-0730

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  24. La Salle University

    1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199

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  25. Lancaster Bible College

    901 Eden Rd, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17601-5036

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  26. Lehigh University

    27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. Marywood University

    2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-1598

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  28. Millersville University of Pennsylvania

    1 South George Street, Lyle Hall, Millersville, Pennsylvania 17551-0302

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  29. Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus

    340 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422-0796

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  30. Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary

    1200 Main St, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018-6650

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  31. Neumann University

    One Neumann Drive, Aston, Pennsylvania 19014-1298

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  32. Northampton County Area Community College

    3835 Green Pond Rd, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18020-7599

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  33. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  34. University of Pennsylvania

    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  35. Philadelphia Biblical University-Langhorne

    200 Manor Ave, Langhorne, Pennsylvania 19047-2990

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  36. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

    4170 City Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131

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  37. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  38. Reading Area Community College

    10 S Second St, Reading, Pennsylvania 19603-1706

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  39. Rosemont College

    1400 Montgomery Ave, Rosemont, Pennsylvania 19010-1699

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  40. University of Scranton

    800 Linden Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510-4629

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  41. Seton Hill University

    1 Seton Hill Dr, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601

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  42. Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

    1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 17257-2299

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  43. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

    1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania 16057-1383

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  44. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

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  45. Valley Forge Christian College

    1401 Charlestown Road, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania 19460

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  46. Villanova University

    800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085-1699

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  47. Waynesburg University

    51 W College St, Waynesburg, Pennsylvania 15370-1257

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  48. West Chester University of Pennsylvania

    University Avenue and High Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383

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  49. Westminster College in New Wilmington

    319 South Market Street, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania 16172

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Counseling Employment

Pennsylvania 44,400
National 653,240

Approximately 7% of the country's counseling professionals work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In Pennsylvania

39,090 39,950 40,550 43,760 39,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Pennsylvania, counseling is a growing field. In 2010 there were 290 more counseling professionals working in Pennsylvania than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of counseling has grown by 1% in Pennsylvania. This growth is slower than the change in the number of counseling professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of counseling professionals has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

Counseling VS. All Professions salaries in Pennsylvania

$44,368 $45,560 $44,950 $45,752 $47,196
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by counseling professionals is increasing in Pennsylvania. Counseling professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $44,368 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $47,196 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$25,244
25th percentile
$33,410
50th percentile
$44,740
75th percentile
$58,878
90th percentile
$73,134

Thus, counseling professionals' salaries grew by 6% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Pennsylvania, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of counseling. The pay differential between the highest paid counseling professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 190%

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Christian Counseling
$44,398
Clinical Psychology
$58,615
Counseling
$47,752
Forensic Psychology
$74,875
Organizational Psychology
$94,670
School Psychology
$66,570
Sociology
$81,000
Sports Psychology
$66,570

Counseling professionals in Pennsylvania earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Counseling programs available for each degree type for all schools in Pennsylvania

associate
2
bachelor
5
master
67
doctor
10
Certificate
21
Total105

The number of students graduating from the 49 accredited counseling schools in Pennsylvania is increasing. In 2006, 1,455 students graduated from counseling courses in Pennsylvania. And in 2010, 1,638 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of counseling school degree or certificate graduates in Pennsylvania by 13%. A majority of these graduates, or 64%, graduated with an master's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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