Counseling@NYU Class Profile

Counseling@NYU students are a diverse group of aspiring counselors dedicated to helping children and adults achieve mental wellness and success. Located across the United States, our students bring a range of perspectives and experiences to the online classroom.

The following Counseling@NYU class profile reflects all students enrolled in the school counseling and mental health counseling master’s programs as of September 2020.

At a Glance

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Academic and Professional Backgrounds

All Counseling@NYU students are high achievers. Some have a counseling or psychology background, and others are starting their education in the field.


average undergraduate GPA

Common undergraduate majors:




174 students

are starting a career in counseling

166 students

are continuing their career in counseling


The aspiring counselors in our program represent many cultures and ethnicities, and their diverse viewpoints enrich their classmates’ learning.


age range

circle graph of ethnicity percentages. 42 percent white, 24 percent hispanic, 23 percent black, 5 percent asian, 3 percent no response, 2 percent multiethnic

Geographic Locations

o Our students attend classes from 38 states and Washington, DC, enabling them to network with counseling professionals nationwide.

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