St. Cloud State University

College of Education

College Counseling and Student Development


St. Cloud State UniversitySchool of Graduate Studies720 Fourth Avenue South

Stewart Hall 257

Saint Cloud, MN 56301

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

College Counseling and Student Development

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The College Counseling and Student Development program will prepare you for work in a two-year or four-year college or university setting and develop a set of skills essential for a student services professional in higher education. You will learn the concepts and standards of the American College Personnel Association and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, which are woven into the program so that you can integrate helping skills, student development theory, current research findings and practical application. Faculty and staff have broad educational and experiential backgrounds and will help you gain an understanding of working as a student services professional. 


Council for Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

International Student Requirements:

In addition to submitting an application, application fee, GRE/GMAT scores if required by program, and 3 letters of recommendation, international students must also submit scores from a language admission exam and financial documentation showing ability to fund the cost of graduate study. Qualifying language admission exams and required scores are as follows: TOEFL: 550 on the paper exam or 79 on the iBT with no subscore under 17; Michigan Placement Test: 80; IELTS: 6.5.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 48-54

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 344.74 resident/538.86 non-resident USD

In State Tuition (per year): 9170 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 13829 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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