Counseling@Northwestern Program Data

Counseling@Northwestern welcomes students with diverse backgrounds and experiences, who all have the same goal: to grow as mental health professionals while helping people in their communities achieve mental wellness. 

This program is certified by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). It is conducted both on campus and online, giving students from across the country the tools they need to build successful careers as counselors. The following data reflect all students enrolled in the program for the 2020–21 academic year.

Graduation Rates

  • Online platform: 232 graduates
  • On-campus platform: 29 graduates
  • Total: 261 graduates 

Pass Rate on the National Counselor Exam

  • Online platform: 96%
  • On-campus platform: 96%
  • Program total: 96%

Completion Rate of Students Enrolled

  • Online platform: 85%
  • On-campus platform: 99%
  • Program total: 90%

Job Placement Rates Six Months Post-Graduation

  • Online platform: 80%
  • On-campus platform: 90%
  • Program total: 85%

Learn more about how a master’s degree in counseling from The Family Institute at Northwestern University can help you reach your goals.

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