Georgia contains five schools that offer pastoral counseling programs. Emory University, the highest-ranking pastoral counseling school in GA, has a total student population of 12,930 and is the 30th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 pastoral counseling schools in Georgia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Emory University comes out as the most expensive ($25,060/yr), with Emmanuel College as the lowest recorded at only $11,583/yr.
Pastoral Counseling students from Georgia schools who go on to become pastoral counselors, pastors, 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, Religious workers make on average $33,160 per year and there are about 6,140 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Georgia alone, there are 120 employed religious workers earning an average yearly salary of $20,750. Counselors in this state earn $32,760/yr and there are 200 employed.
Also, within the pastoral counseling schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from pastoral counseling, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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