Virginia Educational Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Educational Counselors in Virginia

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Fast Facts for Educational Counselors in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Danville, Harrisonburg and Blacksburg
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Roanoke, Richmond and Charlottesville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Virginia Beach, Richmond and Lynchburg

Salaries for Educational Counselors in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Danville, Harrisonburg and Roanoke

Schools for Educational Counselors in Virginia are listed below.

Selected Educational Counseling Schools in Virginia

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A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Consumer Behavior, Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Organizational Behavior
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MS in Psychology - General Psychology, MS in Psychology, MS in Psychology - Applied Behavior Analysis Specialization, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: M.Ed. - School Counseling, MA in Professional Counseling - 60 Hour, AA in Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate

Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Psychology, Master of Science in General Psychology
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Sacred Heart University Online 

  • Programs: Master of Science in Applied Psychology
  • Degrees: Master
South University
Glen Allen, Virginia Beach

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

  • Programs: Psychology (BA)
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Degrees: Bachelor

University of Valley Forge was founded in 1939 and is part of an international network of Assemblies of God colleges and universities.

  • Programs: BS in Psychology
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Pursue an advanced degree in Psychology or Counseling at Divine Mercy University. GO

  • Programs: Online M.S. Counseling
  • Degrees: Master

One of the world's leading private research institutions, the University of Southern California (USC) was founded in 1880.

  • Programs: Online Master of Science in Applied Psychology
  • Degrees: Master
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More Virginia Educational Counseling Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
College of William and Mary Williamsburg Doctorate & First Professional 7,795
George Mason University Fairfax Doctorate & First Professional 30,276
Hampton University Hampton Doctorate & First Professional 5,658
James Madison University Harrisonburg Doctorate 17,918
Lynchburg College Lynchburg Masters 2,490
Marymount University Arlington Doctorate 3,609
Old Dominion University Norfolk Doctorate 22,287
Radford University Radford Doctorate 9,122
University of Virginia-Main Campus Charlottesville Doctorate & First Professional 24,257
Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond Doctorate & First Professional 31,700
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg Doctorate 29,898
Virginia State University Petersburg Doctorate 4,720

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Educational Counselors

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Virginia. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Educational Counselors

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Educational Counselors relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Blacksburg 230 $45280 1.79
Christiansburg 230 $45280 1.79
Radford 230 $45280 1.79
Harrisonburg 170 $46850 1.54
Charlottesville 260 $48070 1.33
Richmond 950 $56380 0.83
Roanoke 280 $51530 0.99
Lynchburg 200 $46470 1.08
Staunton 100 $48430 1.17
Waynesboro 100 $48430 1.17
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