Louisiana contains 21 schools that offer educational counseling programs. Xavier University of Louisiana, the highest-ranking educational counseling school in LA, has a total student population of 3,338 and is the 543rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 21 educational counseling schools in Louisiana, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Xavier University of Louisiana comes out as the most expensive ($16,084/yr), with Baton Rouge Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,616/yr.
Educational Counseling students from Louisiana schools who go on to become educational counselors, career counselors, higher education specialists, school counselors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 98,330 people working as clinical, counseling, and school psychologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $72,310. Also, Mental health counselors make on average $41,710 per year and there are about 106,920 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisiana alone, there are 2,150 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $30,720. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in this state earn $74,070/yr and there are 280 employed.
Also, within the educational counseling schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from educational counseling, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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