Nevada contains four schools that offer counseling programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking counseling school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 counseling schools in Nevada, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,762/yr), with Truckee Meadows Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,896/yr.
Counseling students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 1,070 employed human resources, training, and labor relations specialists earning an average yearly salary of $56,060. Counselors in this state earn $43,480/yr and there are 160 employed.
Also, within the counseling schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from counseling, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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