Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has two counseling schools within its city limits. University of Tulsa, the highest ranked school in the city with a counseling program, has a total student population of 4,187. It is the 1761st highest ranked school in the USA and the 36th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Counseling students from Tulsa 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.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary.
Of the 2 counseling schools in Tulsa, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Tulsa comes out as the most expensive ($20,686/yr) for counseling students, with Oral Roberts University as the lowest, reported at only $18,078/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|