Rhode Island contains four schools that offer counseling programs. Providence College, the highest-ranking counseling school in RI, has a total student population of 4,900 and is the 119th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 counseling schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Salve Regina University comes out as the most expensive ($27,692/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Counseling students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 1,070 employed human resources, training, and labor relations specialists earning an average yearly salary of $47,510. Counselors in this state earn $33,340/yr and there are 230 employed.
Also, within the counseling schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from counseling, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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