Counseling Schools In Texas

Texas has 81 accredited counseling schools where counseling faculty who teach counseling classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of counseling and counseling training in Texas, 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. Abilene Christian University

    1600 Campus Court, Abilene, Texas 79699

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  2. Alvin Community College

    3110 Mustang Rd, Alvin, Texas 77511-4898

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  3. Amarillo College

    2011 S. Washington, Amarillo, Texas 79109

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  4. Amberton University

    1700 Eastgate Dr, Garland, Texas 75041-5595

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  5. Angelina College

    3500 South First, Lufkin, Texas 75902-1768

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  6. Angelo State University

    2601 W Avenue N, San Angelo, Texas 76909

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  7. Arlington Baptist College

    3001 W Division, Arlington, Texas 76012-3425

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  8. Austin Community College District

    5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, Texas 78752

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  9. Blinn College

    902 College Ave, Brenham, Texas 77833-4098

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  10. Central Texas College

    6200 West Central Texas Expressway, Killeen, Texas 76549-4199

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  11. Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi

    6300 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5503

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  12. Dallas Baptist University

    3000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, Texas 75211-9299

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  13. Dallas Christian College

    2700 Christian Pkwy, Dallas, Texas 75234-7299

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  14. Dallas Theological Seminary

    3909 Swiss Ave, Dallas, Texas 75204

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  15. Del Mar College

    101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78404-3897

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  16. East Texas Baptist University

    1209 North Grove St., Marshall, Texas 75670-1498

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  17. Texas A & M University-Texarkana

    7101 University Ave., Texarkana, Texas 75503

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  18. Texas A & M University-Commerce

    2600 South Neal, Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

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  19. Eastfield College

    3737 Motley Dr, Mesquite, Texas 75150-2099

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  20. El Paso Community College

    919 Hunter Drive, El Paso, Texas 79915-1908

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  21. Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest

    501 E. 32nd St., Austin, Texas 78705

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  22. Grayson County College

    6101 Grayson Drive, Denison, Texas 75020-8299

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  23. Hardin-Simmons University

    2200 Hickory, Abilene, Texas 79698-0001

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  24. Hill College

    112 Lamar Dr, Hillsboro, Texas 76645

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  25. Houston Baptist University

    7502 Fondren Rd, Houston, Texas 77074-3298

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  26. University of Houston-Clear Lake

    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, Texas 77058-1098

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  27. Houston Community College

    3100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002

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  28. University of Houston-Victoria

    3007 N. Ben Wilson, Victoria, Texas 77901

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  29. University of Houston

    212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, Texas 77204-2018

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  30. Lamar University

    4400 MLK, Beaumont, Texas 77705

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  31. Lamar State College-Port Arthur

    1500 Proctor St, Port Arthur, Texas 77640

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  32. Texas A & M International University

    5201 University Blvd, Laredo, Texas 78041-1900

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  33. Lee College

    511 S Whiting, Baytown, Texas 77520

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  34. Lubbock Christian University

    5601 19th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79407-2099

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  35. University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

    900 College St, Belton, Texas 76513-2599

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  36. McLennan Community College

    1400 College Dr, Waco, Texas 76708

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  37. Midland College

    3600 N Garfield, Midland, Texas 79705

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  38. Midwestern State University

    3410 Taft Blvd, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308-2099

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  39. Lone Star College System

    5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77381-4399

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  40. University of North Texas

    Chestnut Ave., Denton, Texas 76203-1277

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  41. Odessa College

    201 W University, Odessa, Texas 79764

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  42. Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio

    411 SW 24th St, San Antonio, Texas 78207-4689

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  43. The University of Texas-Pan American

    1201 W University Dr, Edinburg, Texas 78539-2999

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  44. The University of Texas at Brownsville

    80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, Texas 78520-4991

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  45. Prairie View A & M University

    FM 1098 Road & University Drive, Prairie View, Texas 77446

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  46. Saint Edward's University

    3001 S Congress Ave, Austin, Texas 78704

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  47. University of St Thomas in Houston

    3800 Montrose Blvd, Houston, Texas 77006-4696

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  48. Sam Houston State University

    1806 Ave J, Huntsville, Texas 77340

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  49. San Antonio College

    1300 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, Texas 78212-4299

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  50. San Jacinto Community College

    8060 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, Texas 77501-2007

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  51. St Marys University

    One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, Texas 78228-8572

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  52. South Plains College

    1401 S. College Ave, Levelland, Texas 79336

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  53. Southern Methodist University

    6425 Boaz St, Dallas, Texas 75275-0221

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  54. Southwestern Assemblies of God University

    1200 Sycamore, Waxahachie, Texas 75165

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  55. Stephen F Austin State University

    2008 Alumin Drive, Rusk 206, Nacogdoches, Texas 75961

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  56. Texas State University-San Marcos

    601 University Dr, San Marcos, Texas 78666

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  57. Sul Ross State University

    400 North Harrison, Alpine, Texas 79832

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  58. Tarleton State University

    1333 W. Washington, Stephenville, Texas 76401-0000

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  59. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

    5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, Texas 75390-9096

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  60. Texarkana College

    2500 N Robison Rd, Texarkana, Texas 75599

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  61. Texas A & M University-Kingsville

    955 University Blvd, Kingsville, Texas 78363

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  62. Texas A & M University

    College Station, Texas 77843-1244

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  63. The University of Texas at El Paso

    500 W. University Ave, El Paso, Texas 79968-0691

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  64. The University of Texas at Tyler

    3900 University Blvd, Tyler, Texas 75799-6699

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  65. Texas Christian University

    2800 S University Dr, Fort Worth, Texas 76129

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  66. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

    4901 E University, Odessa, Texas 79762-0001

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  67. The University of Texas at San Antonio

    One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, Texas 78249-1644

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  68. Texas Southern University

    3100 Cleburne St, Houston, Texas 77004

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  69. Texas Tech University

    Broadway and University Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79409-5005

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  70. Texas Wesleyan University

    1201 Wesleyan St, Fort Worth, Texas 76105-1536

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  71. Texas Woman's University

    304 Administration Dr, Denton, Texas 76201

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  72. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

    7000 Fannin, Houston, Texas 77030

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  73. Texas State Technical College-West Texas

    300 Homer K. Taylor Drive, Sweetwater, Texas 79556

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  74. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

    3601 4th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79430

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  75. Tyler Junior College

    1400 East Fifth Street, Tyler, Texas 75798

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  76. Wayland Baptist University

    1900 W 7th St., Plainview, Texas 79072

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  77. Weatherford College

    225 College Park Drive, Weatherford, Texas 76086-5699

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  78. West Texas A & M University

    2501 4th Ave, Canyon, Texas 79016-0001

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  79. Houston Graduate School of Theology

    2501 Central Parkway, Suite A19, Houston, Texas 77092-7729

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  80. Northwest Vista College

    3535 North West Ellison Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78251

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  81. Argosy University-Dallas

    5001 Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway, Heritage Square, Suite 230, Farmers Branch, Texas 75244

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Cities

  1. Counseling Schools in Houston, TX8 Schools
  2. Counseling Schools in San Antonio, TX5 Schools
  3. Counseling Schools in Dallas, TX5 Schools
  4. Counseling Schools in Lubbock, TX3 Schools
  5. Counseling Schools in Austin, TX3 Schools
  6. Counseling Schools in Fort Worth, TX2 Schools
  7. Counseling Schools in Denton, TX2 Schools
  8. Counseling Schools in Abilene, TX2 Schools
  9. Counseling Schools in Odessa, TX2 Schools
  10. Counseling Schools in El Paso, TX2 Schools
  11. Counseling Schools in Corpus Christi, TX2 Schools
  12. Counseling Schools in Texarkana, TX2 Schools
  13. Counseling Schools in Tyler, TX2 Schools
  14. Counseling Schools in Weatherford, TX1 Schools
  15. Counseling Schools in Brenham, TX1 Schools
  16. Counseling Schools in Port Arthur, TX1 Schools
  17. Counseling Schools in Sweetwater, TX1 Schools
  18. Counseling Schools in Beaumont, TX1 Schools
  19. Counseling Schools in Wichita Falls, TX1 Schools
  20. Counseling Schools in College Station, TX1 Schools
  21. Counseling Schools in Midland, TX1 Schools
  22. Counseling Schools in Denison, TX1 Schools
  23. Counseling Schools in Stephenville, TX1 Schools
  24. Counseling Schools in Victoria, TX1 Schools
  25. Counseling Schools in Garland, TX1 Schools
  26. Counseling Schools in Belton, TX1 Schools
  27. Counseling Schools in Laredo, TX1 Schools
  28. Counseling Schools in Alpine, TX1 Schools
  29. Counseling Schools in Mesquite, TX1 Schools
  30. Counseling Schools in Killeen, TX1 Schools
  31. Counseling Schools in Waxahachie, TX1 Schools
  32. Counseling Schools in Hillsboro, TX1 Schools
  33. Counseling Schools in Kingsville, TX1 Schools
  34. Counseling Schools in Waco, TX1 Schools
  35. Counseling Schools in Commerce, TX1 Schools
  36. Counseling Schools in San Angelo, TX1 Schools
  37. Counseling Schools in Brownsville, TX1 Schools
  38. Counseling Schools in Edinburg, TX1 Schools
  39. Counseling Schools in Marshall, TX1 Schools
  40. Counseling Schools in Huntsville, TX1 Schools
  41. Counseling Schools in San Marcos, TX1 Schools
  42. Counseling Schools in Prairie View, TX1 Schools
  43. Counseling Schools in Canyon, TX1 Schools
  44. Counseling Schools in Lufkin, TX1 Schools
  45. Counseling Schools in Pasadena, TX1 Schools
  46. Counseling Schools in Plainview, TX1 Schools
  47. Counseling Schools in Nacogdoches, TX1 Schools
  48. Counseling Schools in Alvin, TX1 Schools
  49. Counseling Schools in Amarillo, TX1 Schools
  50. Counseling Schools in Arlington, TX1 Schools
  51. Counseling Schools in Baytown, TX1 Schools
  52. Counseling Schools in Levelland, TX1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Counseling Employment

Texas 45,500
National 653,240

Of all of the counseling professionals that work in the US, approximately 7% work in Texas state.

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In Texas

34,350 36,600 39,830 44,590 43,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Counseling is a growing field in Texas. In Texas, 8,910 more counseling professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of counseling professionals has grown by 26%. This growth is faster than the national trend for counseling professionals which shows a 2% decrease in the number of counseling professionals working around the nation.

Counseling VS. All Professions salaries in Texas

$40,122 $46,612 $46,993 $47,455 $51,012
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Texas, as the number of counseling professionals is growing, the salaries earned by counseling professionals are increasing. Counseling professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $40,122 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $51,012 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Texas

10th percentile
$29,790
25th percentile
$39,694
50th percentile
$48,822
75th percentile
$59,574
90th percentile
$71,284

Thus, there was a 21% growth in counseling professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Texas state, within the field of counseling, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid counseling professionals earn 139% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Texas

Christian Counseling
$55,910
Clinical Psychology
$58,468
Counseling
$50,290
Forensic Psychology
$73,485
Organizational Psychology
$84,250
School Psychology
$64,510
Sociology
$71,305
Sports Psychology
$64,510

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
23
bachelor
10
master
90
doctor
17
Certificate
27
Total167

The number of students graduating from the 81 accredited counseling schools in Texas is increasing. In 2006, 2,592 students graduated from counseling courses in Texas. And in 2010, 2,619 students graduated.

This represents a 1% increase in the number of counseling degree or certificate school graduates in Texas state. A majority of these graduates, or 54%, graduated with a master's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Texas

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