The Mission of the Counseling program at the University of Colorado Denver is to educate competent counselors who value inclusion and prize diversity such that they are prepared to offer a continuum of mental health services across a variety of settings for the benefit of the community and society.
Graduates in the Reporting Period
Five-Year Completion Rate*
Exam Pass Rate**
Job Placement Rate***
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Couple and Family Counseling/Therapy
Last updated 11/2023
* The average five-year completion for the students who started their program in calendar year 2018-2021 that graduated within 5 years.
** For Clinical Mental Health Counseling the National Counselor Examination (NCE) pass rate of our students is used. For School Counseling the Praxis School Counselor exam is used as it is required for the Colorado School Counseling Endorsement. We have not received information from the National Board of Certified Counselors for our 2021-2022 exam scores as of this update. For Couple and Family Counseling/Therapy the information collected comes from the 2020, 2021, and 2022 alumni survey. The rate includes the students who reported passing the National Marital and Family Therapy Examination that is used for the Colorado LMFT or their state's equivalent licensing exam.
*** The job placement rate is a three-year average of the data collected from alumni surveys. The rate includes the recent alumni (graduates from the previous year) who said they were employed in a position related to their program.