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Northwestern State University of Louisiana Master’s in Student Counseling

Student Counseling is a major offered under the education program of study at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the master’s degree program in student counseling, such as diversity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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How Much Does a Master’s in Student Counseling from NSU Cost?

$9,614 Average Tuition and Fees
$39,200 Average Student Debt

NSU Graduate Tuition and Fees

During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time graduate students at NSU paid an average of $927 per credit hour if they came to the school from out-of-state. In-state students paid a discounted rate of $476 per credit hour. The average full-time tuition and fees for graduate students are shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $5,738 $16,526
Fees $3,876 $3,876

NSU Student Counseling Master’s Student Debt

You may also want to consider how much in student loans you’ll need when thinking about the overall cost to attend a school. Student Counseling students who received their master’s degree at NSU took out an average of $39,200 in student loans. That is 8% lower than the national average of $42,439.


How Much Can You Make With a Master’s in Student Counseling From NSU?

$40,300 Average Salary
Below Average Earnings Boost

The median early career salary of student counseling students who receive their master’s degree from NSU is $40,300 per year. That is 6% lower than the national average of $42,896.


Does NSU Offer an Online Master’s in Student Counseling?

If you’re interested in online learning, you’re in luck. NSU does offer online classes in its student counseling master’s degree program. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the NSU Online Learning page.

NSU Master’s Student Diversity for Student Counseling

21 Master's Degrees Awarded
61.9% Women
28.6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 21 students received their master’s degree in student counseling. The gender and racial-ethnic breakdown of those individuals is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Women made up around 61.9% of the student counseling students who took home a master’s degree in 2019-2020. This is less than the nationwide number of 82.2%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a master’s degree in student counseling at NSU in 2019-2020, 28.6% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 36%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 1
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 14
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Master’s in Student Counseling Focus Areas at NSU

Student Counseling students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services 10
College Student Counseling & Personnel Services 11

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to student counseling.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Curriculum & Instruction 8
Educational Administration 24
Special Education 14
Teacher Education Grade Specific 50
Other Education 9

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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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