Best Rehabilitation Counseling Programs Comparison


Rehabilitation Counseling is focused on helping people who have disabilities achieve their personal, career, and independent living goals through a counseling process. Rehabilitation Counselors can be found in private practice, in rehabilitation facilities, hospitals, universities, schools, government agencies, insurance companies and other organizations where people are being treated for congenital or acquired disabilities. While most rehabilitation counselors focus on vocational services, in some states they qualify as both a certified rehabilitation counselor (CRC) and a licensed professional counselor (LPC), enabling them to focus on psychotherapy.(read more at wiki) Here we introduce best colleges in the field of rehabilitation counseling where University of Wisconsin-Madison is ranked top and Michigan State University is positioned on second place.

We briefly compare those top colleges with various factors such as tuition, admission, graduation, enrolment, and more. The full comparison for each factors with tables and charts is described at rehabilitation counseling colleges comparison page.

General Comparison

First, we compare the best rehabilitation counseling schools with general characteristics.
Table. Best Rehabilitation Counseling College Overview
RankNameLocationTypePopulation
1 University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, Wisconsin Public, Four or more years 42,269
2 Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan Public, Four or more years 48,783
2 University of Iowa Iowa City, Iowa Public, Four or more years 30,129
4 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park, Pennsylvania Public, Four or more years 45,783
4 Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale, Illinois Public, Four or more years 18,847
6 University of Arizona Tucson, Arizona Public, Four or more years 40,223
7 George Washington University Washington, District of Columbia Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 25,653
7 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, Virginia Public, Four or more years 31,445
9 Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, Illinois Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 7,684
9 San Diego State University San Diego, California Public, Four or more years 30,843
9 University of Wisconsin-Stout Menomonie, Wisconsin Public, Four or more years 9,283
9 Utah State University Logan, Utah Public, Four or more years 28,786

Admission and Acceptance Ratio Comparison

In this paragraph, we compare admission considerations between the best schools including applications fees, acceptance ratio, and application requirements.
Table. Best Rehabilitation Counseling College Admission Comparison
Open AdmissionApplication FeeAcceptance Ratio
University of Wisconsin-Madison No $ 44 68.6%
(66.0%/71.1%)
Michigan State University No $ 50 70.6%
(67.7%/73.3%)
University of Iowa No $ 40 78.4%
(74.1%/82.3%)
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus No $ 50 52.4%
(49.8%/55.2%)
Southern Illinois University Carbondale No $ 30 51.4%
(52.8%/50.2%)
University of Arizona No $ 50 71.4%
(70.5%/72.2%)
George Washington University No $ 75 33.0%
(34.0%/32.3%)
Virginia Commonwealth University No $ 50 64.6%
(65.4%/64.0%)
Illinois Institute of Technology No $ 0 54.3%
(51.1%/61.1%)
San Diego State University No $ 55 32.9%
(29.6%/35.2%)
University of Wisconsin-Stout No $ 44 88.4%
(86.5%/90.2%)
Utah State University No $ 40 97.2%
(96.7%/97.6%)

Tuition Costs Comparison

Next, we compare the tuition and other costs at best Rehabilitation Counseling colleges. Tuition is an amount of money charged to students for instructional services. Tuition may be charged per term, per course, or per credit. In-state tuition rate applies to students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements and out-of-tuition rate is for students who do not meet the ins-state residency requirements.

You can see more comprehensive tuition comparison between the best Rehabilitation Counseling schools at Best Rehabilitation Counseling schools tuition comparing page.
Table. Best Rehabilitation Counseling Schools Tuition Comparison
UndergraduateGraduate
In-StateOut-Of-StateIn-StateOut-Of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFeesTuitionFeesTuitionFees
University of Wisconsin-Madison $ 9,273$ 1,105$ 25,523$ 1,105 $ 10,728$ 1,105$ 24,054$ 1,105
Michigan State University $ 13,211$ 0$ 33,094$ 0 $ 14,334$ 0$ 28,158$ 0
University of Iowa $ 6,678$ 1,379$ 24,900$ 1,379 $ 7,900$ 1,413$ 24,064$ 1,413
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus $ 15,562$ 882$ 27,864$ 882 $ 17,670$ 882$ 30,374$ 882
Southern Illinois University Carbondale $ 7,635$ 3,359$ 19,087$ 3,359 $ 9,005$ 3,353$ 22,513$ 3,353
University of Arizona $ 9,114$ 921$ 25,310$ 921 $ 10,201$ 921$ 25,612$ 921
George Washington University $ 43,660$ 45$ 43,660$ 45 $ 24,120$ 27$ 24,120$ 27
Virginia Commonwealth University $ 7,943$ 1,942$ 20,456$ 2,554 $ 9,613$ 1,908$ 19,677$ 2,520
Illinois Institute of Technology $ 35,203$ 1,210$ 35,203$ 1,210 $ 20,142$ 1,210$ 20,142$ 1,210
San Diego State University $ 5,472$ 1,106$ 17,130$ 1,106 $ 6,738$ 1,106$ 16,284$ 1,106
University of Wisconsin-Stout $ 7,014$ 1,930$ 14,760$ 1,930 $ 6,613$ 916$ 14,013$ 916
Utah State University $ 4,676$ 884$ 15,057$ 884 $ 4,296$ 805$ 15,036$ 805

Grants, Scholarships, and Loans Comparison

This page contains comparison data on the number of full-time, first-time undergraduate students and all undergraduate students who receive different types of student financial aid, including grants and loans, from different sources at each best Rehabilitation Counseling school. You can analyze and compare financial aids of the best Rehabilitation Counseling schools with summary tables and charts. In Addition you can compare tuition and financial aids for the Rehabilitation Counseling colleges at best Rehabilitation Counseling school tuition comparing page.

Full-time student is a student enrolled for 12 or more semester credits , or 12 or more quarter credits, or 24 or more contact hours a week each term. First-time student is a student attending any institution for the first time at the undergraduate level. For full-time and first-time students, the financial aid reports include federal grants, Pell grants, other federal grants, state/local grants, grants from the institution, federal and non-federal student loans.
Table. Best Rehabilitation Counseling Schools - Full-Time, First-Time Undergraduate Student Financial Aids Comparison Table
Grants or ScholarshipStudent Loan
Number ReceivingPercent ReceivingAverage AmountNumber ReceivingPercent ReceivingAverage Amount
University of Wisconsin-Madison 3,42759%$ 5,446 2,36841%$ 6,843
Michigan State University 3,60546%$ 9,427 3,70847%$ 6,555
University of Iowa 2,83864%$ 7,741 2,20550%$ 5,442
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 2,69637%$ 8,168 3,73451%$ 7,869
Southern Illinois University Carbondale 1,58768%$ 9,827 1,71273%$ 6,898
University of Arizona 5,27577%$ 9,748 2,69539%$ 5,875
George Washington University 1,44165%$ 25,705 99445%$ 7,448
Virginia Commonwealth University 2,24060%$ 9,793 2,57269%$ 6,567
Illinois Institute of Technology 447100%$ 27,492 23051%$ 6,408
San Diego State University 1,58644%$ 9,926 1,35737%$ 5,626
University of Wisconsin-Stout 79054%$ 3,451 1,06973%$ 6,772
Utah State University 2,58475%$ 6,389 1,10832%$ 5,654

Enrollment Comparison

This paragraph compares the number of students enrolled in best Rehabilitation Counselingschools. Next table counts total students headcount by school level and attendance status. Undergraduate full-time student is a student enrolled for 12 or more semester credits , or 12 or more quarter credits, or 24 or more contact hours a week each term. For graduate students, it includes students enrolled for 9 or more semester credits, or 9 or more quarter credits, or a student involved in thesis or dissertation preparation that is considered full time by the institution.

Undergraduate part-time student is a student enrolled for either less than 12 semester or quarter credits, or less than 24 contact hours a week each term. For graduate schools, students enrolled for less than 9 semester or quarter credits are included in this table.
Table. Best Rehabilitation Counseling Schools Enrollment Comparison by School Level/Attendance Status
UndergraduateGraduate
TotalFull-timePart-time Full-timePart-time
University of Wisconsin-Madison 42,26928,1672,134 9,8672,101
Michigan State University 48,78334,1963,158 8,3693,060
University of Iowa 30,12919,6392,360 4,9333,197
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 45,78337,9171,275 5,774817
Southern Illinois University Carbondale 18,84712,3871,743 2,6742,043
University of Arizona 40,22328,2103,355 6,5052,153
George Washington University 25,6539,758706 7,6337,556
Virginia Commonwealth University 31,44519,7853,876 5,1392,645
Illinois Institute of Technology 7,6842,610191 3,6821,201
San Diego State University 30,84323,0362,954 2,7122,141
University of Wisconsin-Stout 9,2836,9201,387 232744
Utah State University 28,78615,4699,976 1,0972,244

Graduation Rates Comparison

Next, we compare the graduation rate between best Rehabilitation Counseling schools. The graduation Rate is calculated as the total number of completers within 150% of normal time divided by the revised cohort minus any allowable exclusions. For example, 6 years rate is applied for 4 year schools. For detail information of your desired school, follow links on the school name.

Next table shows the graduation rate by gender. the numbers in parenthesis means completers over total cohort.
Table. Best Rehabilitation Counseling Schools Graduation Rates By Gender
AverageMenWomen
University of Wisconsin-Madison 81.80%
(4,608 / 5,633)
79.81%
(2,075 / 2,600)
83.51%
(2,533 / 3,033)
Michigan State University 79.13%
(5,781 / 7,306)
77.27%
(2,475 / 3,203)
80.58%
(3,306 / 4,103)
University of Iowa 69.81%
(2,971 / 4,256)
69.95%
(1,369 / 1,957)
69.68%
(1,602 / 2,299)
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 85.57%
(6,859 / 8,016)
83.20%
(3,516 / 4,226)
88.21%
(3,343 / 3,790)
Southern Illinois University Carbondale 47.85%
(1,090 / 2,278)
44.62%
(568 / 1,273)
51.94%
(522 / 1,005)
University of Arizona 61.28%
(3,547 / 5,788)
57.68%
(1,555 / 2,696)
64.42%
(1,992 / 3,092)
George Washington University 79.63%
(1,943 / 2,440)
77.01%
(841 / 1,092)
81.75%
(1,102 / 1,348)
Virginia Commonwealth University 56.14%
(1,934 / 3,445)
51.54%
(752 / 1,459)
59.52%
(1,182 / 1,986)
Illinois Institute of Technology 68.26%
(329 / 482)
67.19%
(256 / 381)
72.28%
(73 / 101)
San Diego State University 66.03%
(2,713 / 4,109)
60.99%
(1,007 / 1,651)
69.41%
(1,706 / 2,458)
University of Wisconsin-Stout 52.49%
(791 / 1,507)
51.89%
(371 / 715)
53.03%
(420 / 792)
Utah State University 48.29%
(1,173 / 2,429)
40.82%
(349 / 855)
52.35%
(824 / 1,574)

Student To Fauclty Ratio Comparison

Student-to-faculty ratio is defined as total students not in graduate or professional programs divided by total instructional staff not teaching in graduate or professional programs. The student-to-faculty ratio is applicable only to institutions with undergraduate students. Next two tables compare the student-to-faculty ratio between best schools. For detail information of each school, follow the link on the school name. The ratio is calculated by dividing total number of students by total numbers of faculty. (for example, the ratio is 11.9 % for 131 students and 11 faculty members)
Table. Student to Faculty Ratio
20092010201120122013
University of Wisconsin-Madison 4.5%4.5% 4.5%4.5% 5.6%
Michigan State University 5.9%5.9% 6.3%6.3% 6.3%
University of Iowa 6.3%6.7% 6.3%6.3% 6.3%
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 5.9%5.9% 5.9%5.9% 5.9%
Southern Illinois University Carbondale 3.7%6.3% 5.9%6.7% 6.7%
University of Arizona 5.3%5.0% 4.8%5.0% 4.5%
George Washington University 7.1%7.7% 7.7%7.1% 7.7%
Virginia Commonwealth University 5.9%5.6% 5.6%5.3% 5.6%
Illinois Institute of Technology 8.3%6.7% 7.7%8.3% 8.3%
San Diego State University 3.8%3.8% 4.0%3.7% 3.4%
University of Wisconsin-Stout 4.8%4.8% 4.8%4.8% 5.0%
Utah State University 5.9%5.6% 5.3%4.3% 4.5%
Once again, we note that the full comparison for each factors with tables and charts is described at rehabilitation counseling colleges comparison page.

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