Rowan University Ranked Most Affordable Master's Degree in Counseling

Rowan University Ranked Most Affordable Master's Degree in Counseling

Rowan University Ranked Most Affordable Master's Degree in Counseling

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Rowan University has been identified as having one of the most affordable Master's degrees in Counseling in the Northeast. Rowan University was ranked #14.

The ranking was created using information from the NCES College Navigator database, CACREP website, and COAMFTE website. Schools are ranked based on yearly out-of-state graduate tuition.

The editors noted that the program at Rowan University is designed to prepare students who want to work as school counselors in the K-12 setting or on college campuses in student affairs.

The Top 25 Most Affordable Master's Degrees in Counseling in the Northeast was created considering the following points:

  • All graduate schools in the Northeast (from the following states: New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine) were taken into consideration.
  • Next, programs had to meet rigorous criteria to become accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), and the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE ). Note: Evaluating the accreditation status of any graduation program under consideration is important. In general, accredited programs develop their curriculum and practicum experience with state licensing boards. Programs that do this aim to ensure that their graduates will be able to successfully navigate the state licensing process without needing to take additional coursework following graduation.
  • Over 75 schools in the Northeast met the above listed criteria.
  • The average out of state graduate tuition for all masters in counseling degrees in the Northeast ranged from $1,675 to $49,176 per year. The highest tuition on this list of the top 25 schools is $15,930. The average out of state graduate tuition was ranked from high to low and the top 25 most affordable schools offering master's degrees in counseling in the West are listed here. Data on tuition was collected from the National Center for Education Statistics.