Schools around the country with online training, certification and certificate in counseling programs have an average tuition of $3,716 per year. In recent years, there has been a 8.9% increase in the average tuition. In 2007, the average tuition at these online colleges was $3,414 yearly.
The range of tuition at colleges offering online counseling programs at the certificate and training/certification level is shown in the following chart. Tuition is shown from the most to least expensive colleges and universities.
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The most expensive colleges that have online certification and training /certificate in counseling programs require students to pay a yearly tuition of over $5,235. The cheapest colleges and universities, however, have per annum tuition costs ranging from $1,704 to $1,714. The accredited online counseling certification and training /certificate schools that are the least costly are located in Arizona and Massachusetts.
In 2011, an estimated 51% of counseling graduates with certification and certificate from online colleges across the country earned credentials from these cheap programs. This represents 16,781 of the 32,644 graduates from across the country. From 2006 to 2011, the number of counseling graduates with certification and training /training from the least costly online schools has increased by 406 graduates per year. However, the percentage of graduates from these schools has decreased.