North Dakota contains five schools that offer counseling programs. Minot State University, the highest-ranking counseling school in ND, has a total student population of 3,649 and is the 596th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 counseling schools in North Dakota, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of North Dakota comes out as the most expensive ($13,656/yr), with Williston State College as the lowest recorded at only $7,437/yr.
Counseling students from North Dakota schools who go on to become counseling psychologists, school counselors, counselors, christian counselors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 30,900 people working as counselors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,400. Also, Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists make on average $59,070 per year and there are about 219,240 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the North Dakota alone, there are 210 employed human resources, training, and labor relations specialists earning an average yearly salary of $55,770. Counselors in this state earn $40,970/yr and there are 60 employed.
Also, within the counseling schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from counseling, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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