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BGSP is the only accredited independent graduate school in the nation to offer master’s and doctoral programs in psychoanalysis. With its main campus in Brookline, MA, just 10 minutes from Boston, BGSP also has campuses in New York City and Livingston, New Jersey.

The Corporation

Founded:  1973
President:  Carol M. Panetta, PsyD
Corporate Status:  Private, non-profit 501(c)3 organization incorporated in Massachusetts. NYGSP is separately incorporated with a provisional charter from the New York State Education Department, but it is accredited as a campus location of BGSP.

Financial Status, FY 2022: 

Annual Revenue: $1.96 million
Endowment: $2.14 million
Real Estate: $5.2 million
Federal Financial Responsibility Composite Score: 2.5
Audited Financial Statements: FY 2021 Audit / Summary; FY 2022 Audit / Summary; FY 2023 Audit / Summary

The Student Experience

Faculty/student ratio:  Boston 1:3.7, New York 1:2, New Jersey 1:2
Average class size: 12 students

Total Enrollment

STUDENT RaCe / Ethnicity



Enrollment Status

Students Receiving Financial Aid

Retention and Graduation

Retention rate of students from the first year to the second year of study:

What percentage of students graduate within 150% of the expected time?*

*The expected time to graduate is based off a full time course load. The majority of our students attend part time.

Average Time to Graduate

Licensure Rates

Licensure exam passage rates for those who applied among students graduating within the last eight years.

* LMHC licensure exam passage rate
** Received state licensure or certification in psychoanalysis.

Life after Graduation

Percentage of Graduates Working in the Field

Percentage of Graduates Pursuing a Higher Degree