Counseling Schools in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston is located in Suffolk county and has a population of 589,141.

Counseling schools in Boston charged students an average tuition of $19,395.00 if they were Massachusetts residents, and $20,584.00 if they were non-residents, during the 2009 - 2010 school year.

The cost, on average, for books and supplies needed for counseling schools in Boston is $1,228.00. Students who live on campus while attending a counseling school in Boston, can expect to pay an average of $11,635.00 for room and board. Students who live at home can expect average costs to be $3,828.00. Students have a choice of six counseling colleges in Boston to attend. In the 2008 - 2009 school year, reportedly 196 students completed counseling programs in Boston.

Counseling Schools in Boston

Boston College

140 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA, 2467

Programs Offered

  • Masters in Counselor Education / School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Masters in Psychiatric / Mental Health Nurse / Nursing

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $38,530.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $38,530.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $11,840.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $8,750.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 1,505
  • Average aid received per student: $24,215.00

Boston University

One Silber Way
Boston, MA, 2215

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Counselor Education / School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Masters in Counselor Education / School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Certification in Student Counseling and Personnel Services
  • Masters in Student Counseling and Personnel Services
  • PhD in Student Counseling and Personnel Services
  • Masters in Genetic Counseling / Counselor
  • Certification in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling / Counselor
  • Masters in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling / Counselor
  • PhD in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling / Counselor

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $37,910.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $37,910.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $11,848.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $11,848.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 2,750
  • Average aid received per student: $19,894.00

University of Massachusetts-Boston

100 Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA, 2125

Programs Offered

  • Certification in College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
  • Masters in Counselor Education / School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy / Counseling
  • Masters in Mental Health Counseling / Counselor

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $1,714.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $9,758.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $9,050.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 764
  • Average aid received per student: $5,667.00

Northeastern University

360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA, 2115

Programs Offered

  • Masters in College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
  • Certification in Psychiatric / Mental Health Nurse / Nursing
  • Masters in Psychiatric / Mental Health Nurse / Nursing

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $34,950.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $34,950.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $12,350.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $12,350.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 2,556
  • Average aid received per student: $14,127.00

Roxbury Community College

1234 Columbus Ave
Boston, MA, 2120

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Psychiatric / Mental Health Services Technician

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $624.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $5,928.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $4,612.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 216
  • Average aid received per student: $4,135.00

Suffolk University

8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill
Boston, MA, 2108

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Mental Health Counseling / Counselor
  • Masters in Mental Health Counseling / Counselor

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $27,100.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $27,100.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $14,544.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $15,130.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 1,000
  • Average aid received per student: $9,090.00

Counseling Salary in Boston

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists$71,000.002,100
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors$41,560.001,220
Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors$58,110.003,470
Marriage and Family Therapists$50,630.00Not available
Mental Health Counselors$43,850.001,940
Rehabilitation Counselors$36,060.001,730

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