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 January 2018.

At a Glance


total students





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:

  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Communications
  • English
  • Social work
  • Biology

159 students

are starting a career in counseling

72 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: 39%
  • Hispanic: 26%
  • Black: 24%
  • Asian: 6%
  • No response: 3%
  • Multiethnic: 2%

Geographic Locations

Our students attend classes from 26 states and Washington, DC, enabling them to network with counseling professionals nationwide.

map displaying California, New York, Florida, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Colorado, D.C., Georgia, Hawaii, and Wyoming

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