Speech@NYU Class Profile

Speech@NYU students come from a wide range of personal and professional backgrounds. By learning online with diverse classmates from across the country, they strengthen their ability to provide care to clients of all backgrounds, ages, and needs.

The following class profile reflects all Speech@NYU students enrolled as of January 2019.

At a Glance

95 percent

4 percent

1 percent
unspecified gender

Academic and Professional Backgrounds

Our students are high achievers, both academically and professionally. Some have speech-language pathology (SLP) experience, and others are using various undergraduate backgrounds to get started in the field.

average undergraduate GPA

Common undergraduate majors:

  • Speech pathology
  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Communicative sciences and disorders

20 percent
are starting their SLP education

4 percent
have completed some SLP course work

76 percent
have an SLP bachelor’s degree


The aspiring SLPs in our program bring a wealth of experiences and viewpoints to the online classroom, enhancing their peers’ ability to serve multicultural clients.


  • White: 60%
  • Hispanic: 17%
  • Asian: 8%
  • Black: 8%
  • No response: 4%
  • Multiethnic: 3%

Geographic Locations

Representing 39 US states, Speech@NYU students build professional relationships with aspiring SLPs nationwide.

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