Program Demographics

Analysis of the SUMFT faculty demographics indicates that SUMFT faculty composition is diverse across the spectrum of race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, gender and sexual identification, and socioeconomic status. The age range of faculty is from 30 to over 60; faculty identify with 5 different ethnic/racial groups; faculty identify with 5 different religious orientations; there are male, female, gender queer and LGBTQ faculty in the department.

Masters StudentsDoctoral Students

Masters Students Demographics

The SUMFT masters student composition is also diverse across the spectrum of race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, gender and sexual identification, and socioeconomic status. Based on analysis of survey data, 62% of the student population identified at least one characteristic that was not white, American, Christian, heterosexual, middle class, or without a disability. In addition to the information from the tables, 50% of the masters students in the MFT program come from states other than New York. Six students are from countries other than the United States.

Student Composition-Race

Masters student Composition-Race indicates that our student population self-identifies broadly and diversely. While 64% identified as Caucasian American, 25.45% of students identified as African American, Asian, Hispanic, Indian, or Native American.

Race N Percentage
African American 4 7.27%
Asian Chinese 2 3.64%
Caucasian/Asian 1 1.82%
Caucasian/White 35 63.64%
Egyptian/Korean 1 1.82%
Hispanic/Cauc. 1 1.82%
Indian/Ital./Irish 1 1.82%
Latina/Hispanic 1 1.82%
Mexican American 1 1.82%
Middle Eastern 1 1.82%
White Native American 1 1.82%
n/a 6 10.91%

Student Composition-Age

Masters student Composition-Age depicts the age range of our student population, indicating that although 78% of our students identify in the traditional graduate student age range between 20 and 25, 20% of our students self-identified as being older than 25, with one identifying as older than 60.

Age N Percentage
20-25 43 78.18%
26-30 6 10.91%
31-40 4 7.27%
60+ 1 1.82%
Prefer Not 1 1.82%

Student Composition – Religious Belief

Additionally, our masters student population reflects a wide range of religious beliefs, with varying degrees of religiosity: 40% identified with religions other than Christian, and were spread across the range of religiosity from not at all, to highly religious.

Religion N Percentage
Agnostic 4 7.27%
Atheist 5 9.09%
Buddhist 2 3.64%
Christian 29 52.73%
Hindu 0 0.00%
Jewish 1 1.82%
Muslim 2 3.64%
No Religion 4 7.27%
Sikh 0 0.00%
Other 4 7.27%
Prefer Not 4 7.27%

Student Composition – Religiosity

How Religious N Percentage
Highly 12 21.82%
Moderately 15 27.27%
Slightly 18 32.73%
Not at all 7 12.73%
Prefer Not 3 5.45%

Student Composition – Gender Identity

In terms of gender and sexual orientation, 82% of our masters students identified as female, 13% as male, and 2% as transgender. 13% of our students identified as LGBTQ.

Gender N Percentage
Female 45 81.82%
F-M Trans 1 1.82%
Male 7 12.73%
Prefer Not 2 3.64%

Student Composition – LGBTQ Identity

LGBTQ N Percentage
Yes 7 12.73%

Student Composition – SES

69% of our masters student population identified as being from a middle socioeconomic background, 11% identified as being from a high SES background, and 11% identified as being from a low SES background.

Class N Percentage
High 6 10.91%
Middle 38 69.09%
Low 6 10.91%
Prefer Not 5 9.09%

Student Composition – Disability

Finally, 5.45% of our masters student population responded that they have a disability based on the Americans with Disabilities Act definition of a disability.

Disability N Percentage
Yes 3 5.45%

Doctoral Student Demographics

Student Composition-Race

Race Percentage
Black 50%
Caucasian/White 50%

Student Composition-Age

Age Percentage
26-30 50%
31-40 50%

Student Composition-Religious Belief

Religion Percentage
Agnostic 100%

Student Composition- Religiosity

How Religious Percentage
Moderate to not at all 100%

Student Composition- Gender Identity

Gender Percentage
Female 100%

Student Composition- LGBTQ Identity

LGBTQ Percentage
Yes 50%
CIS Percentage
Yes 50%

Student Composition- SES

Class Percentage
Middle to Low 100%

Student Composition- Disability

Disability Percentage
No 0%