Kentucky contains twelve schools that offer school counseling programs. Campbellsville University, the highest-ranking school counseling school in KY, has a total student population of 3,178 and is the 539th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 school counseling schools in Kentucky, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mid-Continent University comes out as the most expensive ($23,915/yr), with Morehead State University as the lowest recorded at only $8,053/yr.
School Counseling students from Kentucky schools who go on to become school counselors, childhood educators, college counselors, health information specialists, 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, Educational, vocational, and school counselors make on average $55,030 per year and there are about 251,050 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Kentucky alone, there are 2,690 employed educational, vocational, and school counselors earning an average yearly salary of $56,020. Counselors in this state earn $28,370/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the school counseling schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from school counseling, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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