What percent of college students have a mental illness?

A recent survey by the American Psychology Association (APA) estimates about 1 in every 3 college freshmen will have a mental health disorder. A 2016 study reported that 39% of students were struggling with at least one mental illness. The APA ranks anxiety as the top mental health concern among college students at 42%, followed by relationship issues at 36% and depression at 37% percent. 

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