Best Colleges with Pastoral Studies/counseling Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Pastoral Studies/counseling, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Pastoral Studies/counseling is a popular major and can be found at many different colleges and universities, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Pastoral Studies/counseling degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Pastoral Studies/counseling degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Pastoral Studies/counseling.

The Best Pastoral Studies/counseling Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA

Boston College offers 1 Pastoral Studies/counseling Degree program. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 9 students graduated in the study area of Pastoral Studies/counseling with students earning 9 Master's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
2 Emory University Atlanta, GA

Emory University offers 2 Pastoral Studies/counseling Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 2 students graduated in the study area of Pastoral Studies/counseling with students earning 2 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
3 Fordham University Bronx, NY

Fordham University offers 3 Pastoral Studies/counseling Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 23 students graduated in the study area of Pastoral Studies/counseling with students earning 22 Master's degrees, and 1 Certificates degree.

Based on 24 Reviews
4 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL

Loyola University Chicago offers 4 Pastoral Studies/counseling Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 52 students graduated in the study area of Pastoral Studies/counseling with students earning 49 Master's degrees, and 3 Certificates degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
5 Liberty University Lynchburg, VA

Liberty University offers 2 Pastoral Studies/counseling Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 61 students graduated in the study area of Pastoral Studies/counseling with students earning 52 Certificates degrees, and 9 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
6 Oral Roberts University Tulsa, OK

Oral Roberts University offers 6 Pastoral Studies/counseling Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 55 students graduated in the study area of Pastoral Studies/counseling with students earning 43 Bachelor's degrees, 9 Doctoral degrees, 3 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
7 Seattle University Seattle, WA

Seattle University offers 3 Pastoral Studies/counseling Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 15 students graduated in the study area of Pastoral Studies/counseling with students earning 15 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
8 Lee University Cleveland, TN

Lee University offers 2 Pastoral Studies/counseling Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a small city. In 2015, 58 students graduated in the study area of Pastoral Studies/counseling with students earning 58 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
9 Andrews University Berrien Springs, MI

Andrews University offers 1 Pastoral Studies/counseling Degree program. It's a small private university in a outlying town. In 2015, 35 students graduated in the study area of Pastoral Studies/counseling with students earning 35 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
10 Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA

Loyola Marymount University offers 1 Pastoral Studies/counseling Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 4 students graduated in the study area of Pastoral Studies/counseling with students earning 4 Master's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews

List of Pastoral Studies/counseling Schools in the U.S.

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  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Boston College Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA
5/5
15 : 1 14,354
University Logo Emory University Atlanta, GA
5/5
7 : 1 13,788
Fordham University Fordham University Bronx, NY
5/5
16 : 1 15,286
Loyola University Chicago Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL
5/5
15 : 1 16,437
Liberty University Liberty University Lynchburg, VA
4/5
39 : 1 80,494
Oral Roberts University Oral Roberts University Tulsa, OK
5/5
18 : 1 3,611
Seattle University Seattle University Seattle, WA
5/5
13 : 1 7,405
Lee University Lee University Cleveland, TN
4/5
19 : 1 5,041
Andrews University Andrews University Berrien Springs, MI
5/5
13 : 1 3,366
Loyola Marymount University Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA
5/5
13 : 1 9,392
Duquesne University Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA
5/5
15 : 1 9,404
George Fox University George Fox University Newberg, OR
5/5
15 : 1 3,925
Dallas Baptist University Dallas Baptist University Dallas, TX
5/5
44 : 1 5,319
Creighton University Creighton University Omaha, NE
5/5
12 : 1 8,435
Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion Marion, IN
5/5
23 : 1 14,730
University of Dayton University of Dayton Dayton, OH
5/5
16 : 1 11,250
Vanguard University of Southern California Vanguard University of Southern California Costa Mesa, CA
5/5
21 : 1 2,184
La Salle University La Salle University Philadelphia, PA
5/5
17 : 1 5,683
University of St Thomas University of St Thomas Houston, TX
5/5
15 : 1 3,359
Biola University Biola University La Mirada, CA
5/5
19 : 1 6,227
Eastern University Eastern University Saint Davids, PA
5/5
14 : 1 3,505
St Catherine University St Catherine University Saint Paul, MN
5/5
14 : 1 4,961
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Winona, MN
5/5
29 : 1 5,931
Gardner-Webb University Gardner-Webb University Boiling Springs, NC
5/5
18 : 1 4,329
Northwest Nazarene University Northwest Nazarene University Nampa, ID
5/5
15 : 1 2,207

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Getting a Pastoral Studies/counseling Degree Online

Schools offering online Pastoral Studies/counseling degrees

Online Pastoral Studies/counseling degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 58 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Pastoral Studies/counseling degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Lee University 0 0 58 0 0
Liberty University 52 0 0 0 0
Life Pacific College 0 0 42 0 0
Luther Rice University & Seminary 0 0 0 36 0
Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion 0 35 0 0 0
How many schools offer online Pastoral Studies/counseling degrees?
  • 10 Certificates
  • 3 Associate's
  • 16 Bachelor's
  • 11 Master's

What degrees do people get in Pastoral Studies/counseling?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 13 Colleges 73 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 74 Colleges 542 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 36 Colleges 101 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 27 Colleges 156 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 89 Colleges 713 Graduates

Pastoral Studies/counseling Degree Overview

On the start of the search for Pastoral Studies/counseling degrees, know that there are many options for a traditional degree as well as higher education choices. Earning a degree in Pastoral Studies/counseling may take more time than just your traditional degree as it is prevalent to acquire advanced degrees as well as the traditional. The most commonplace Pastoral Studies/counseling degree earned was a master's degree and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Pastoral Studies/counseling degree that people receive is a bachelor's degree. While a master's degree is slightly more popular, both are very typical options. Although an associate's degree is offered at some schools, getting a traditional degree is not very common. With your goals in mind, look for the Pastoral Studies/counseling degree that can match your flexibility and needs in addition to finding a school with the right opportunities for you to earn that degree.

Average cost of college for a Pastoral Studies/counseling degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$23,450 Private In-State
$23,450 Private Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$20,180 Private In-State
$20,180 Private Out-of-State
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