Best Counseling Master's Programs in Pennsylvania

Counseling psychology master’s graduates in Pennsylvania earn a weighted average salary of $50,980 3 years after graduation, placing them in the bottom 50% nationally.

Cost of living is not considered when comparing states.

Our counseling psychology graduate rankings cover 20 of the 28 programs available in Pennsylvania, accounting for 86% of total student graduates. We only include schools with sufficient earnings and/or debt data.

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#1 in Pennsylvania | #83 in Counseling nationally

Arcadia University

Glenside, Pennsylvania

Economic score 0.74

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $50,051

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 0.7

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $35,820

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#2 in Pennsylvania | #102 in Counseling nationally

Drexel University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Economic score 0.80

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $55,212

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 0.8

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $46,562

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#3 in Pennsylvania | #106 in Counseling nationally

Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Economic score 0.82

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $57,959

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 0.9

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $52,500

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#4 in Pennsylvania | #113 in Counseling nationally

Waynesburg University

Waynesburg, Pennsylvania

Economic score 0.85

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $49,434

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 0.8

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $40,632

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#5 in Pennsylvania | #128 in Counseling nationally

Holy Family University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Economic score 0.92

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $59,325

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 1.1

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $62,627

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#6 in Pennsylvania | #131 in Counseling nationally
Economic score 0.93

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $45,696

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 0.8

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $38,108

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#7 in Pennsylvania | #140 in Counseling nationally

Eastern University

Saint Davids, Pennsylvania

Economic score 0.98

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $56,231

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 1.1

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $59,735

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#8 in Pennsylvania | #141 in Counseling nationally

University of Scranton

Scranton, Pennsylvania

Economic score 0.98

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $53,942

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 1.0

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $53,116

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#9 in Pennsylvania | #149 in Counseling nationally
Economic score 1.02

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $50,414

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 1.0

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $49,018

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#10 in Pennsylvania | #157 in Counseling nationally

Immaculata University

Immaculata, Pennsylvania

Economic score 1.03

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $55,944

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 1.1

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $61,500

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#11 in Pennsylvania | #159 in Counseling nationally

Rosemont College

Rosemont, Pennsylvania

Economic score 1.04

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $50,718

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 1.0

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $52,287

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#12 in Pennsylvania | #173 in Counseling nationally

La Salle University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Economic score 1.14

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $56,190

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 1.2

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $68,348

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#13 in Pennsylvania | #174 in Counseling nationally

Geneva College

Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

Economic score 1.15

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $42,923

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 1.0

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $41,000

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#14 in Pennsylvania | #182 in Counseling nationally
Economic score 1.21

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $47,756

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 1.1

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $53,473

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#15 in Pennsylvania | #185 in Counseling nationally

Chestnut Hill College

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Economic score 1.24

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $47,702

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 1.1

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $54,061

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#16 in Pennsylvania | #186 in Counseling nationally

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

Economic score 1.25

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $45,761

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 1.1

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $50,800

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#17 in Pennsylvania | #210 in Counseling nationally

Marywood University

Scranton, Pennsylvania

Economic score 1.52

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $48,583

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 1.4

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $68,718

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#18 in Pennsylvania | #219 in Counseling nationally

Chatham University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Economic score 1.69

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $43,675

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 1.4

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $61,500

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#19 in Pennsylvania | #220 in Counseling nationally

Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Economic score 1.71

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $51,552

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 1.7

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $85,888

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#20 in Pennsylvania | #232 in Counseling nationally

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Economic score 2.05

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $56,444

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 2.1

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $119,811

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

How long does it take to pay down debt in counseling psychology in Pennsylvania?

Years

1.2 years

The average debt accrued from a master's degree in counseling psychology is covered by average graduate earnings in 1.2 years.

How much do graduates with a master's degree in counseling psychology earn in Pennsylvania?

Salary

$50,980

The median master's degree in counseling psychology graduate earns $50,980 4 years after graduating.

How much does a master's degree in counseling psychology cost in Pennsylvania?

Net cost

$24,931

The average annual cost of a master's degree in counseling psychology is $24,931. This is the net cost and considers only students that have received Title IV funds.

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