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Most Popular Schools for Mental Health Counseling/Counselor Major & Degree Program

A program that prepares individuals to provide evaluations, referrals, and short-term counseling services to help people prevent or remediate personal problems, conflicts, and emotional crises. Includes instruction in human development, psychopathology, individual and group counseling, personality theory, career assessment, patient screening and referral, observation and testing techniques, interviewing skills, professional standards and ethics, and applicable laws and regulations.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Walden University 405 5% $12,660
2 Capella University 372 6% $12,795
3 Lesley University 174 8% $49,765
4 Argosy University-Atlanta 165 44% $14,663
5 Lindenwood University 143 5% $31,140
6 Cambridge College 116 8% $14,892
7 University of Phoenix-Utah Campus 101 18% $11,218
8 Monmouth University 94 5% $46,152
9 Saint Edward's University 75 6% $47,500
10 Lewis & Clark College 66 7% $55,666
11 St Mary's University 60 7% $38,192
12 Southern Methodist University 59 2% $61,355
13 University of Phoenix-Phoenix Campus 58 4% $11,320
14 South University-Columbia 55 20% $17,860
15 Pace University-New York 53 2% $56,999
16 Argosy University-Sarasota 51 31% $14,663
17 Argosy University-Nashville 50 54% $14,663
18 University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus 49 11% $11,307
19 Medaille College 47 5% $37,312
20 CUNY Brooklyn College 47 1% $24,906
21 Nyack College 46 7% $36,532
22 Antioch University-New England 42 15% N/A
23 Argosy University-Phoenix 42 27% $14,663
24 University of Massachusetts-Boston 41 1% $12,766
25 University of Phoenix-Puerto Rico Campus 41 8% $6,640
26 University of Florida 40 0% $19,103
27 Argosy University-San Diego 38 39% $14,663
28 CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice 37 1% $30,885
29 Argosy University-Washington DC 37 33% $14,663
30 Argosy University-Chicago 35 26% $14,663
31 Touro College 34 1% $28,472
32 LIU Brooklyn 33 2% $50,514
33 South University-Savannah 33 10% $31,897
34 Argosy University-Dallas 33 38% $14,663
35 University of Maine at Augusta 32 5% $8,700
36 Xavier University 32 2% $46,520
37 Alfred University 30 5% $39,948
38 Western Michigan University 30 1% $22,250
39 South University–Richmond 30 33% $17,860
40 Community College of Denver 28 3% $4,987
41 LIU Post 28 1% $50,934
42 Mt Hood Community College 28 2% $6,162
43 CUNY Hunter College 27 1% $20,181
44 Southern New Hampshire University 27 1% $43,056
45 Gardner-Webb University 27 2% $37,620
46 Mercy College 26 1% $34,278
47 Saint John Fisher College 26 3% $41,370
48 Rivier University 25 4% $43,227
49 University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus 25 3% $10,240
50 University of Toledo 24 1% $24,109
51 Alvernia University 24 4% $43,250
52 SUNY College at Oswego 24 1% $21,991
53 Argosy University-Inland Empire 24 25% $14,663
54 Argosy University-Denver 23 19% $14,663
55 Rollins College 22 3% $59,438
56 Marquette University 22 1% $48,669
57 Faulkner University 22 3% $31,010
58 St John's University-New York 22 1% $56,971
59 University of North Florida 21 1% $20,575
60 Lincoln Christian University 20 7% $26,434
61 University of Wisconsin-Stout 20 1% $18,718
62 Antioch University-Seattle 20 9% $21,625
63 College of Staten Island CUNY 19 1% $24,832
64 Yeshiva University 19 1% $55,075
65 Argosy University-Schaumburg 19 18% $14,663
66 North Carolina Central University 18 1% $18,547
67 CUNY City College 18 1% $26,631
68 Gannon University 18 2% $41,820
69 Malone University 18 3% $37,934
70 Argosy University-Los Angeles 18 23% $14,663
71 Bowie State University 17 2% $20,107
72 Lee University 17 2% $26,100
73 Southern Oregon University 17 1% $21,367
74 CUNY Bernard M Baruch College 17 0% $27,562
75 Argosy University-Salt Lake City 17 18% $14,663
76 Idaho State University 16 1% $21,068
77 John Carroll University 16 2% $48,310
78 Suffolk University 16 1% $49,979
79 Argosy University-Orange County 16 14% $14,663
80 John Brown University 15 2% $34,776
81 Eastern Mennonite University 15 4% $41,500
82 Grace University 15 12% $28,958
83 Iona College 15 1% $49,295
84 Gallaudet University 14 4% $31,988
85 Stetson University 14 2% $53,712
86 South University-West Palm Beach 14 6% $17,860
87 SUNY College at Plattsburgh 14 1% $21,309
88 Marist College 14 1% $48,390
89 Union Institute & University 14 2% $12,904
90 The College of New Rochelle 14 1% $47,550
91 University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus 14 3% $11,291
92 University of Phoenix-Detroit Campus 14 5% $12,400
93 University at Buffalo 13 0% $23,316
94 Roosevelt University 13 1% $44,632
95 University of the Southwest 13 9% $25,380
96 University of Miami 13 0% $60,906
97 Mississippi College 13 1% $27,611
98 Argosy University-Tampa 13 14% $14,663
99 Walsh University 12 2% $39,390
100 Northern Kentucky University 12 0% $19,186

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Mental Health Counseling/Counselor 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.