Mental Health Schools In New York

Mental Health classes faculty can choose to work at one of 28 accredited mental health schools in New York. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mental health and mental health training in New York, which includes mental health training at the following levels:

  • Mental Health Certificate
  • Associates degree in Mental Health
  • Bachelors degree in Mental Health
  • Masters degree in Mental Health


Schools

  1. Adelphi University

    South Ave, Garden City, New York 11530-0701

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Canisius College

    2001 Main St, Buffalo, New York 14208-1098

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. CUNY Brooklyn College

    2900 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11210

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. CUNY City College

    160 Convent Ave, New York, New York 10031

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    899 Tenth Ave, New York, New York 10019

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. CUNY Kingsborough Community College

    2001 Oriental Blvd, Brooklyn, New York 11235-2398

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. CUNY LaGuardia Community College

    31-10 Thomson Ave, Long Island City, New York 11101

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. CUNY Queens College

    65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, New York 11367

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Hofstra University

    100 Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York 11549

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Iona College

    715 North Ave, New Rochelle, New York 10801-1890

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus

    University Plaza, Brooklyn, New York 11201-5372

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Long Island University-C W Post Campus

    720 Northern Blvd, Brookville, New York 11548-1300

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Long Island University-Rockland Campus

    70 Route 340, Orangeburg, New York 10962-2219

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Long Island University-Brentwood

    100 Second Avenue, Brentwood, New York 11717-5300

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Manhattan College

    Manhattan College Pky, Bronx, New York 10471-4098

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Marist College

    3399 North Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Medaille College

    18 Agassiz Circle, Buffalo, New York 14214-2695

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. The College of New Rochelle

    29 Castle Pl, New Rochelle, New York 10805-2339

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Nyack College

    1 South Blvd, Nyack, New York 10960-3698

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Pace University-New York

    1 Pace Plaza, New York, New York 10038-1598

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. Saint John Fisher College

    3690 East Ave, Rochester, New York 14618-3597

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  22. University at Buffalo

    3435 Main Street, Buffalo, New York 14214

    111 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. SUNY College at Brockport

    350 New Campus Dr, Brockport, New York 14420-2919

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. State University of New York at New Paltz

    1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, New York 12561-2443

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  25. SUNY College at Oswego

    7060 State Route 104, Oswego, New York 13126

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. SUNY College at Plattsburgh

    101 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, New York 12901-2681

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. Touro College

    27-33 W 23rd St, New York, New York 10010

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. Yeshiva University

    500 W 185th St, New York, New York 10033-3299

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New York Vs. National Mental Health Employment

New York 34,390
National 445,580

Approximately 8% of the country's mental health professionals work in New York state.

Employment Growth for Mental health professionals In New York

32,210 33,520 37,880 35,140 34,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Mental Health is a growing field in New York. In 2010 there were 2,180 more mental health professionals working in New York than there were in 2006. Thus, in New York, this field has grown by 7% in four years. This growth is slower than the change in the number of mental health professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of mental health professionals has grown by 12% from 2006 to 2010.

Mental Health VS. All Professions salaries in New York

$36,358 $37,804 $38,958 $40,234 $40,974
$47,100 $51,120 $53,567 $54,837 $56,461
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New York, as the number of mental health professionals is growing, the salaries earned by mental health professionals are increasing. In 2006 mental health professionals made a mean salary of $36,358 per year, and in 2010 they made $40,974 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in New York

10th percentile
$26,404
25th percentile
$31,998
50th percentile
$39,506
75th percentile
$48,520
90th percentile
$58,146

Thus, there was a 11% growth in mental health professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 120% pay differential between the highest paid mental health professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of mental health in New York.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in New York

Clinical Psychology
$61,482
Counseling
$55,795
Forensic Psychology
$86,445
Mental Health
$40,974
Psychology
$86,445
School Psychology
$82,300
Social Work
$52,190
Sports Psychology
$82,300

Mental health professionals in New York earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Mental Health programs available for each degree type for all schools in New York

associate
2
bachelor
1
master
26
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total30

As the number of mental health professionals is increasing in New York state, the number of students graduating from the 28 accredited mental health schools in New York state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 242 mental health graduates from mental health courses in New York and in 2010 there were 588 graduates.

This represents a 143% increase in the number of mental health degree or certificate school graduates in New York state. Most of these graduates, or 87%, earned a master's degree in mental health.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in New York

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