Tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, personal expenses. At first, these combined costs may seem overwhelming. They don’t have to be. With some planning and the willingness to investigate different schools, scholarships, grants, and bursaries, the cost of attending college or university can be more manageable than you might think. As a starting point for your research, here are the typical tuition costs for a mental health counseling degree.

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 7,319 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

13% below average compared to other degrees

$ 15,181 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

24% below average compared to other degrees

$ 28,269 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

13% below average compared to other degrees

What do mental health counseling graduates earn?

Mental health counseling students make an average of $44,494 per year after graduation. This is 33% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 44,494 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 2% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

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