Percentage of U.S. college students with mental disorders in 2018 to 2019

During the 2018 to 2019 school year, around 28 percent of university and college students in the U.S. reported that they had been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder during their lifetime, and one quarter reported having had a diagnosis or depression or another mood disorder. This statistic shows the percentage of postsecondary students with diagnosed mental disorders in the United States in 2018 to 2019, by disorder.

Percentage of college students with diagnosed mental disorders in the United States in 2018 to 2019, by disorder

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Source

Release date

2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018 to 2019

Number of respondents

62,171 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

College students from 79 schools

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Have you ever been diagnosed with any of the following conditions by a health professional (e.g. primary care doctor, psychiatrist, psychologist, etc.)? (Select all that apply)"

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