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.


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Common undergraduate majors:

  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • English
  • Biology
  • Education
  • Communications

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.


  • White: 42%
  • Hispanic: 24%
  • Asian: 5%
  • Black: 23%
  • No response: 3%
  • Multiethnic: 2%

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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