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Most Popular Schools for Counseling Psychology Major & Degree Program

A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of psychological counseling, involving the rendering of therapeutic services to individuals and groups experiencing psychological problems and exhibiting distress symptoms. Includes instruction in counseling theory, therapeutic intervention strategies, patient/counselor relationships, testing and assessment methods and procedures, group therapy, marital and family therapy, child and adolescent therapy, supervised counseling practice, ethical standards, and applicable regulations.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Liberty University 609 4% $33,544
2 Lamar University 529 16% $21,769
3 Webster University 456 7% $41,918
4 Nova Southeastern University 291 5% $43,580
5 Grand Canyon University 278 3% $32,100
6 National University 226 5% $13,616
7 Troy University 204 4% $18,228
8 Lindsey Wilson College 198 31% $36,613
9 California Institute of Integral Studies 192 52% N/A
10 University of San Francisco 179 7% $58,384
11 Point University 175 44% $27,400
12 Capella University 153 2% $12,795
13 Prairie View A & M University 141 10% $17,592
14 Adler School of Professional Psychology 139 60% N/A
15 Amberton University 128 27% N/A
16 Naropa University 124 38% $43,620
17 Adams State University 111 18% $19,691
18 Pacifica Graduate Institute 108 58% N/A
19 Teachers College at Columbia University 105 5% N/A
20 University of Pennsylvania 102 2% $61,800
21 California Baptist University 101 8% $42,228
22 Phillips Graduate Institute 99 86% N/A
23 Saint Mary's University of Minnesota 96 6% $39,750
24 Spring Arbor University 94 8% $34,046
25 Palm Beach Atlantic University 93 15% $39,302
26 Chestnut Hill College 90 12% $44,378
27 Chaminade University of Honolulu 83 12% $35,309
28 National Louis University 82 4% $17,265
29 Texas A & M University-Commerce 82 3% $14,867
30 Denver Seminary 82 41% N/A
31 Wayland Baptist University 75 3% $23,410
32 Boston College 74 2% $60,706
33 Dallas Baptist University 74 5% $34,176
34 Richmont Graduate University 74 100% N/A
35 Regis University 73 2% $46,326
36 Santa Clara University 70 3% $59,589
37 Carlos Albizu University-Miami 66 24% $14,406
38 John F Kennedy University 63 16% N/A
39 South Dakota State University 61 3% $19,446
40 Universidad Del Turabo 61 2% $7,086
41 Wright State University-Main Campus 60 2% $22,438
42 Seton Hall University 60 3% $50,318
43 La Salle University 60 4% $51,770
44 Lesley University 59 3% $49,765
45 Avila University 57 12% $36,414
46 City University of Seattle 57 7% $16,216
47 Lewis & Clark College 55 6% $55,666
48 University of St Thomas 54 2% $48,400
49 University of Northern Colorado 53 2% $20,264
50 Ottawa University-Phoenix 53 12% N/A
51 Mercer University 52 3% $48,212
52 Hope International University 49 15% $39,537
53 William Jessup University 49 19% $38,447
54 Colorado Christian University 49 7% $38,130
55 Saint Xavier University 49 4% $41,772
56 The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology 49 72% N/A
57 Chatham University 48 7% $46,162
58 Rhode Island College 48 3% $20,053
59 Texas A & M University-Central Texas 47 7% N/A
60 Cameron University 46 5% $15,337
61 Cambridge College 46 3% $14,892
62 Sam Houston State University 45 1% $20,024
63 Marymount University 45 4% $41,160
64 Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania 45 2% $22,132
65 Pacific University 45 7% $50,486
66 Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master 45 8% $10,565
67 Governors State University 44 3% N/A
68 Immaculata University 43 5% $49,130
69 Olivet Nazarene University 42 3% $41,490
70 Rochester College 42 16% $28,890
71 Bob Jones University 42 5% $23,050
72 Tarleton State University 41 2% $17,964
73 Western Kentucky University 41 1% $18,822
74 Carlow University 40 7% $38,450
75 Caldwell College 40 9% $43,800
76 Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology 40 29% N/A
77 Bowie State University 39 4% $20,107
78 Assumption College 39 6% $48,521
79 Mount St Mary's College 39 5% $51,100
80 University of Denver 38 1% $56,077
81 Western Michigan University 38 1% $22,250
82 Mount Mary University 36 9% $37,512
83 MidAmerica Nazarene University 36 5% $33,687
84 Rosemont College 36 15% $46,305
85 Wayne State College 34 5% $15,500
86 Concordia University-Wisconsin 34 2% $38,440
87 Barry University 34 2% $45,100
88 Saint Martin's University 34 8% $44,038
89 The Wright Institute 34 40% N/A
90 Texas State University 33 0% $19,620
91 Washington Adventist University 33 8% $31,220
92 Lipscomb University 33 3% $40,448
93 Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 33 9% N/A
94 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro 33 2% $7,950
95 Southwestern Assemblies of God University 31 5% $31,802
96 Lewis University 31 2% $39,335
97 Waynesburg University 30 5% $31,500
98 Temple University 30 0% $29,632
99 Multnomah University 30 12% $35,395
100 University of Illinois at Springfield 29 2% $22,378

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Counseling Psychology program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.